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Just got a 2002 dodge and had to replace the battery and its only been 14 days and new batterys is dead whats up with that

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You have an electrical short somewhere, usually a problem that you would'nt notice would be interior light or a radio that has been wired directly to fuse box. and does not turn off with the key, sometimes if you have had custom steroe system or other things put on vehicle it would cause this problem.

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