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Battery is constantly going dead. replaced battey and alternator and still having problems

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Hi, What you describing to me sounds like you have a short some were. There is a little test you can do to see if this is your problem. Roll down window take key out make sure all accessories are off raise hood disconnect pos side of battery , if there is a hood light unplug it. With battery disconnected on pos side let set for 30 Min's to let all modules go to sleep. Then take a test light and hook on pos battery post ,then put other end of test light to pos cable see if test light come on if so you have a draw some were start at out side fuse box pull one at a time to see which one cuts test light off. when find the one that cuts it off see what all runs off that circuit. Then put fuse back and unplug each item on that circuit tell light goes out . that should be your problem.

also have you had any thing installed lately like radio, CB, amp
This will give you a good start with your problem. If i can help feel free to re post
Thanks dodge tec

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