where do i look for short

Asked by May 04, 2016 at 10:07 PM about the 1988 Cadillac Brougham Base Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

sometimes I have to jumpstart car ive replaced battery and alternator, it is slow to start but does sometimes. at night time I use the headlights and the heat comes on, and have flickering, on climate control, lastly the turn signals wont work this only happens when I have to jumpstart

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Search youtube, 'parasitic draw'

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also, check all your battery connections, both ends especially the ground. weird electrical problems are often caused by a bad ground.

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Thanks I have a feeling it is an after market security system

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If it is I suggest u take to alarm installers u trust, to many try it themselves not knowing alarms, etc and make a mess of something simple that installers know!

Thanks for the suggestions I've tried everything possible getting down to causes and conditions now I will keep updated

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