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Why is my battery discharging after two days after motor mounts replaced?

I have a 2002 Saturn SL2 and just had the motor mounts replaced by a local repair shop. The battery discharges within two days (did not drive it during those days). I took back to the shop and they stated the bottom ground wire was placed incorrectly and repaired it. It is not keeping a charge again. My battery and alternator were tested, and both in excellent condition and healthy. Any ideas what could be causing this?

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If the alternator charging more than14.v and the battery tester reading is GOOD.
Check any leaks from the battery. Disconnect the ground wire from the battery--put the multimeter in the amperage measurement (10A)--connect one probe from multimeter to the ground terminal on the battery--connect the second probe from multimeter to the ground cable.All doors closed Any light , ignition,radio .......OFF. If the amperage reading (leaks) more than 30-50 mA you have to find where by reading amperage and disconnecting the fises one by one to clarify
witch cirqiut have the problem. Better to check this at least 30 minutes after the ignition has been tuned OFF and the doors were closed .

Posted on Nov 15, 2014

  • rtlsn8ke Nov 15, 2014

    Thank you. I will try this tomorrow and follow-up.

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