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Unread 02-06-2002, 03:38 PM   #1
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battery draining

I HOPE SOMEONE CAN HELP. i have a 92'renegade and a battery problem. I thought it was the alternator that went out so i replaced it. got a new battery.and i am not getting a chage from the alternator or some thing is draining the battery what are some things i can check to see what is draining the battery. THANKS

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Unread 02-06-2002, 09:23 PM   #2
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gotta 12 volt test light? Disconnect your pos. battery cable. Hook up test light between the wire terminal and the battery terminal. If the test light lights up you have a parasitic draw on your battery. Pull fuses one after another till light goes out. This fuse will be your problem circuit.
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Unread 02-07-2002, 06:54 AM   #3
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I once had a new Olds Cutlass that the battery kept goin dead on. Turned out to be a short in the starter.
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Unread 02-07-2002, 10:10 AM   #4
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I have a 93 YJ with hard top and defroster and found out that the defroster was stock on but no light to indicate it was on. everytime I defrosted my windows then shut off the jeep bout 8 hours later DEAD. hope that helps, probally won't but good luck.
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