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The battery is dead every morning. We have changed the alternator twice. What could it be???

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If the alternator is working fine, the battery is probably shot. A lot of parts stores will check you battery if you take the battery out take it to them. If the battery is good then I would think you have a short somewhere draining your battery.

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