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

3 Answers

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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.

13,730

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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