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Battery problems My brand new car battery died in 2 days. i had a new alternator put in due to the fact my headlight would dim when i drove this solved the headlight problem however, My car wouldn't start. i got it started and from the battery while the car is running i'm getting 14.3v, so i believe it's not the alt. when i let the battery sit for any perios of timei can't start my car. I've checked for lights being left on and thats not the problem. I took the battery to get tested and they said it was bad.. i just got the battery 3 days ago.. any help whould help. thank you

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Well,if the battery is bad,it could have been defective,replace it,and look for a draw on the system,a lot of the time it is the clock,so pull the fuse for the clock,and see if the battery will stay up.

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