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12 volt short after batteries went dead. - 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

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  • foley836 Jul 13, 2009

    I had been checking the short with a test light on the cranking battery and with the accessory battery disconnected hooked up the aux battery short went away. what the . thanks for the help.

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Did you try to start it while the batteries were low? Your starter brushes could have welded themselves to the armature.

Just a guess though, there is no way to tell from the information you have provided exactly what the problem is for sure.

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  • Dick
    Dick Jul 14, 2009

    Glad you got it fixed. You're welcome.

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