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Battery keeps dying

Submitted on February 10, 2012


I have had two batteries dies in less than a year.  Is it because of cheap batteries and cold weather or could something else be wrong?

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  • Bob
    Buzzards Bay, MA
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    Deborah,  It would be really bad luck to get two batteries that are defective.  Not saying it can't happen, but I battery tester at or other store will tell.  
    I have heard of this issue being associated with an alternator electrical short.  The alternator will still test fine even with a short.  The battery and main fuse box are directly connected to the alternator with constant voltage.  
    Good Luck
    Posted on February 10, 2012

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