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Battery goes dead in my 1996 bmw 328si what could be causing this to happen

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Did you have the battery tested? It should hold 13+ volts at any time. Wal- mart will test it for you. If the battery is good, get the car fixed before you kill the battery, car batteries can only go dead so many times before they are shot. If the alternator is not charging, get that thing to the shop too and have it tested, if it is OK, then you have to have something running like a clock, radio, alarm system, something is draining the battery, you have to find it and get her fixed or carry a spare battery. I have heard of fuel pumps running on, and draining the battery, see if you can hear that thing going when the car is off. Check it out. Hope this helps.

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