why won't my batterie stay charged i replace generator and voltage regulator and battery is only 2 months old

Asked by Mar 25, 2013 at 02:44 PM about the 1971 Volkswagen Super Beetle

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If you take short trips, it doesn't run long enough to recharge. Get a battery tender or trickle charger to keep it full. --- If you do drive longer distances but they battery goes goes flat in a couple days, you have a parasitic drain. Watch this video for testing - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KF1gijj03_0

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