Battery discharges overnight

Asked by Oct 01, 2014 at 01:54 AM about the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr SLT 4WD Quad Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

replaced alternator and battery also tested starter. jump start vehicle and runs fine until it
is parked for the night. serpentine belt is good

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You have a short or open circuit somewhere. Check your lights and other electrical components on the inside of your vehicle.

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boho is right, if you can't locate it by checking all the components or lights inside, then check out the Video by Ericthecarguy.com on parasitic draw test.

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I was recently having this problem as well... I ended up buying a new battery and that solved the issue. It was a 2008 truck with the factory battery.

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