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2003 Impala - mystery problem???

We thought our battery went bad so we changed the battery the very next day the battery was dead again. So we replaced the alternator. The car ran ok for a day. Although the door lock remote would not work. Two days after the new battery and the alternator, the car is completely dead. When the key is turned no noise at all. Help, does anyone have any suggestions on what to try next.

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  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2009

    My battery also went dead, so I got a new one. The next day my battery died again, so I got an alternator. Within three days I could not here anything, it would not start up. I checked for any lights that might have been left on, I could'nt find any. In fact, I think a couple of interior bulbs are missing like in the glove department and maybe in the trunk too. So if I have bulbs missing could there still be a problem? Or just what could it be?

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    I had a alternator installed the car ran for 1 day the stopped in the middle of the road had it towed back to the house nothing happens when I turn the key over

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    I had someone to put a alternator in the car ran for 1 day everything went dead in the car had to have it towed back to the house could the alternator have not been installed correctly

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    Replaced alternator next day battery light is on again

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    was out in bad storm yesterday car worked perect,although 4 days ago gas gauge stopped working



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You have something thats staying on with power when you shut the car off,first check all lights glove apartment,underhood,in trunk ,just because ther closed doesnt mean the light is off,check your car at night it might help to see the lights,if not another way is to take a multi meter to the battery and while some holds the meter pull out fuses in your fus box one at a time to see when the meter makes a change,this will help you to narrow down whats staying on and draining the power from the battery,if this helps please give me a fix ya vote

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LOL I had this very same problem! what a dummy i felt when after a few days of this i dropped down my back seats and noticed that my trunk light was on without the lid being open. as a fast fix cause i was heading away from home and didn't have time to fix it then. I took a ball point pen and smashed the dulb cause it was too hot to take out. problem fixed and never had a dead batt again! still havn't fixed the light thou.....

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