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Battery drans even after being on charger all night. new battery and alternator. went though fuses and all ok there. dont know what it could be

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Something is staying on after the car is turned off. Try putting in a dark garage and check interior lights,glove box, under hood light, etc. Also keep in mind even new parts can be defective.

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