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Re: battery/charging problem (archive)

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Posted by Ken Mitchell on January 13, 2001 at 19:54:09:

In Reply to: Re: battery/charging problem posted by Glenn on January 13, 2001 at 00:06:27:

Thanks to all who posted suggestions. The problem is solved, I hope. Voltage regulator and tape deck, both replaced. Now I'm hoping the 5-day-old battery will take a charge and be OK.

Thanks to all,

Disconnect your negative battery cable and hook up a test lite in series (one end on the battery the other on the terminal) Make sure all accessories are turned off and doors are shut, and key in the off position. If the test light in on you have a battery drain problem. Simple open your fuse box and pull on fuse at a time until light goes out. then look and find what that fuse goes to. Usually power antenna is the problem but not all the time. E-mail me if you have any question. I try to help.

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