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Car would not start battery flat. Had new battery fitted after 24hrs same problem battery drained.Have had alternater checked but thats ok.Don't know what to do now. Any help would be appreciated

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Hi and welcome to FixYa!

As a first course of action, please do replace the battery connectors. If the battery connectors are worn out they tend to loose. If they are loose there will be no electric current return. One good reason why it goes flat right away.

Another thing is that it can be a loose battery cable to the ground. Have it secured and replace if necessary.

Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa! Have a good one!

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