Question about 1997 Buick Park Avenue
Check the (red) + battery cable where it crosses over the metal power steering lines at bottom of radiator....very hard to detect .....over a peroid of time the insulation will wear thru....making contact with steel lines causing a battery drain just as you have indicated...clean cable in this area....use a inspection mirror and a flashlight.....the insulation will be worn off on underside of cable...you will be able to feel worn area with fingers....wrap area well with electrical tape ....Good Luck...
C. E. Cecil
Posted on Jan 05, 2009
I would first guess the alternator, have it checked for how much power it is putting out with a meter. If it has to be replaced, it is pretty simple to do so and a cheap one can be bought from a nearby salvage yard. Check out www.car-parts.com for the nearest location of a yard that would have your alternator
if you have any further questions, let me know
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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