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Battery drains will car sits over night. Recently changed spark plugs and wires. Had manf warrenty work down, computer was programmed. What would cause this?

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    if car sits for 3 days battery is dead. new battery, alt is putting out 14.6 volts, current draw is 0.096.



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Check the wire lead going to the trunk lock. It controls the trunk lamp, & may be shorting. Our 1997 Neon Hineline Sport was losing its charge overnight, & thats what the problem was. The short is internal in the latch mechanism, so replace the latch or disconnect and cap the wire.

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