Battery is dead after I installed a new stereo


Asked by Apr 08, 2016 at 02:50 PM about the 2005 Chevrolet Malibu

Question type: Car Customization

I have a 2005 Chevy malibu and I put in a new
stereo and amp but now my battery is dead and
the dash lights are staying on.

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better check the wires which were tapped to make it work , you are pulling constant power from somewhere. Battery is being drained from constant or a short

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Tom Demyan

Right, did you have the car door open while working on the car and not removing the battery cable? Could have a short, or you drained the battery. What is the voltage on the battery?

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