cause battery to die going dowm the road?

Asked by Jul 31, 2015 at 09:16 AM about the 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

have a family member with 99 Laredo sport and alternator and battery tested good at two different auto parts and yet it wont keep a charge.. why is this?will run dead driving down the road and also sitting for couple hours?

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I have seen this question asked on this forum about this vehicle most people that owned a jeep says the rear window wiper motor shorts out causing a drain on the battery. So not know if this is your problem but you can look into it. Most of them said they just get the wiper motor disconnected.

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I had this happen to me in my 2000 Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD and it was the rear windshield wiper, I had my mechanic disconnect the rear wiper and everything was good.

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