what other thing can cause battery to die

Asked by Apr 17, 2014 at 01:17 PM about the 1998 Dodge Dakota

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 weeks ago truck regular service was done drive perfectly 2 days ago had to jumpstart for battery to turnover (battery was good) what else can l check for before buying another battery could something be killing it? truck engine  3.9 excellent runs very good.  Thanks

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have the altenator checked and check the battery terminals maybe they need to be cleaned free of acid.

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your local auto parts store (advance, o'reillys etc) should be able to check the starting and charging systems on the truck.

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