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Alternator,battery good for some reason my battery just drains slowly then car won't start 67 el camino..

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Most likely you have a parasitic draw. Unhook one of the battery terminals and put a test light between the cable and the terminal. If it lights, pull fuses until it goes out. the fuse that turns it out is the circuit that has the draw. Find what is staying on and repair it.

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