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Changing a battery 2005 caravan. Can a 9 volt vehicle memory saver be used? Plugs into power accessorie outlet

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It works fine. Just make sure the 9 v battery is good, that it's just to maintain the computer's memory. Disconnect memory saver as soon as the new battery is in place.
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