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Battery does not hold a charge

I thought I had an issue with my "Four Wheel Drive Indicator" on the dash but I was looking in the wrong area. I brought it to a shop to be checked out. The mechanic checked out my fuses and relays but said he could not find anything wrong. Later after reading through the Owners Guide book I realized I was looking at the wrong indicator light on the dash. However, not to soon after I left the shop I started having an issue with my battery not holding a charge. This battery is less than a year old and I didn't have an issue until after the mechanic played with the fuses. Could he have accidently done something (Fuse related) that would have caused this issue? Thank You

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Not fuse related. I would say he may have blown something. I would go to a auto parts store and do a charging test, chances are your alternator is bad or you have a loose battery cable from the alternator

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