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Not holding a charge

We have replaced the alternator and battery, but still will not hold a charge, alternator tested good and battery is fine any suggestions?

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Take the negative cable off and put a test light between the cable end and the battery post. If the light lights you have something staying on in the car draining the battery. Then you have to use the process of elimination to find the problem. Could be dome light, glove box light or anything electrical. You can get a start on finding the problem by pulling one fuse at a time and rechecking. If a fuse causes the light not to light than that cicuit is the problem. This can be a long process so just take your time and stay calm. Good luck.

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