New battery won't stay charged on 2005 pontiac Vibe but car runs fine once it is jumped off

Asked by Jun 20, 2015 at 01:22 PM about the 2005 Pontiac Vibe Base

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First thing to test is the alternator. Get a volt meter and see what your alternator is putting out for volts. Should be 14. If alternator is testing fine, you will have to do a parasitic draw test......................................... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXX8TfzRAKk

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