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I had a radio installed in my 2004 chevy impala and now the battery is always running down and the systems are not working right. what can I do to fix this

I have had to buy two new batteries in one year. the heat, defrost, won't work properly. I don't even play the radio anymore because I think it makes thing worse.

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You apparently did not hook the radio up to a hot wire when switch is on 'only'. The radio is constantly pulling power from battery even when parked and off with key out. Turn switch on, find a hot wire, turn key off. If power goes off, use that wire for the radio. That's it. Done. Stop replacing batteries now. As for the heater and defrost, you've given no symptoms other than the Battery drain.

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