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Battery/electrical problem???? The battery is new. Battery test passed, is good. The problem is that the battery does not hold a charge if not driven at least 2 times a week. Also the batteries eventually become non-rechargeable. Symtoms: 1) does not hold a charge (gone thru 3 batteries) 2) interior lights sometimes remains on when all doors are tightly closed & engine is off until I fiddle with the ignition &/or doors. 3) rear hatch door shows idiot light on for 1-2 blocks after opening & closing door (tightly/correctly) 4) a few times the turn indicators had a buzzing noise when switched on

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    same problem here. I also noticed that when u are driving and the batt becomes low and you come to a stop the tachometer RPM gauge drops to 0 when stopped then rises when you acceerate.

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I am having same problem. Have you checked ur ground and + batt cables check or better yet replace them. You could have corroded copper down where u cant see. That was my problem. Also make sure ur engine ground is tight.

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Not a simple problem, chasing a connection, ground or electrical gremlin. go to a repair shop

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