Put a new battery in a Gmc 1993 sierra truck; won't hold charge. Any idea why?

Asked by Jan 26, 2014 at 02:22 PM about the 1993 GMC Sierra

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Check and clean all battery and frame/motor ground connections. Also check alternator voltage it should be charging at 14.5 volts. If all this checks out you might have a parasitic draw issue.

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=KF1gijj03_0 --- here's how to test for parasitic draw

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See if the radio clock stays on when you take the key out,thats what happened to my fathers truck

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