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Battery loses charge while driving. Won't

Battery loses charge while driving. Won't restart. Have new battery and new alternator. Problem remains the same. 1997 Dodge Dakota

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  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    abs light comes on then the battery lose charge..bought new battery..still killing battery..it does it at certain times...then i have to get a jump to restart...

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It sounds like you have a major compent shorted out somewhere. Some thing is causing a discharge. Therefore your altenator is not responding and the car is draining the battery. Is the circuit between the altenator and the battery broken?? Also, you may need to check all the chassis grounds. Sometimes all your problems can stem from just a bad ground.

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    guyanesedude Jul 08, 2013

    where would the chassis ground be? and how would you check the circuit. i can hear a spark type noise coming from the left side of the motor. or i might be hearing things

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