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Battery drains if you start car and shut right back off it is ok if you drive it

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YOU MAY HAVE A BAD BATTERY,REPLACE IT. IF IT CONTINUES IT'S YOUR ALTERNATOR.

Posted on Mar 28, 2011

  • Chris Radabaugh May 12, 2011

    I definitely agree with gunsknifesti due to first hand experience with this problem. Most parts stores have a machine that load tests batteries. If the battery is determined to be good then check for current draw. Disconnect the electrical connectors from the alternator(do not let connectors touch ground) Let the vehicle sit overnight. If the battery stays charged then the alternator needs replaced.

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