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2011 dodge journey, Battery dies while driving. Alt checks out good.

This happened yesterday, battery test showed a dead short. replaced battery and it happened again today. car is so dead can't even get a dim dome light

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Check for fusible links on the charging circuit.

Posted on May 05, 2017

Testimonial: "Thanks Brad I'll check that out and leave a reply here."

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    denny thomas May 06, 2017

    Hey Brad do you have access to the "good" pro manual to be able to tell me where the fuziable link is? HELP!

  • Brad Brown May 07, 2017

    According to Dodge, there is a TSB on this issue and it is related to having a software update done by a dealer. The body control module uses the TIPM to sense current. It has an issue and is draining the battery. The link I was referring to was in the TIPM

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