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I have a 1999 Cadillac Escalade the battery keeps going dead. I just replaced the battery under a year ago. I haven't left anything on. I've heard about ABS systems going bad and possibly fuel pump staying on. I'm getting ready to have my alternator tested today. What else could cause a drain on my battery?

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Bad wiring and anything that stays on-du a complete inspection of vehicle and have it scanned--disconnect batery at nite to save charge

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