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Mitsubsihi eclipse I have a 1999 and i have changed the alterantor and the battery but if it is off for 45 min or longer i always have to jump start it.

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  • Taresaa May 31, 2008

    so what can i do to fix the problem



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Based on your posting, it would seem that an electrical component of your vehicle is draining the charge of the battery. Perhaps what could be done is to isolate the different components. The easiest would be tow remove all the fuses and install them one by one until one is determined to be causing the drain. Suspects would be the car stereo or its amplifier, clock, cabin/door light, alarm systems, delay off of auxiliary fans.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

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Posted on May 31, 2008

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    Louie Role May 31, 2008

    Of course other possibilities are:
    1. partial short in the harness/wiring;
    2. regulator problem;
    3. starter problem.



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