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The battery does not keep a charge. I checked the Alt and it is fine.

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Batter likely needs to be replaced(if sealed type), if your able to remove the caps check the water level and refill with distilled water. also check to make sure the negitive cable is grounded properly

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If the battery itself is good, check the connections going to the battery. One of the biggest culprits for draining a battery is a loose connection. It either doesn't allow the battery to charge fully because of a lack of contact or it will connect and disconnect while running and run down the battery.

Most parts stores like Pep Boys etc... will test batteries for free in-store, so take it in, get the battery checked, and when you put it back in if it is good, make sure the posts are tight, and the wiring to the fusebox and grounding cables to the frame are also tight and not corroded.

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