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Old 01-13-2013, 10:23 AM
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Batery draw down

Gentlemen, I have a 2005 dually with 77,000 miles on it. It was bulletproof one year ago and has an Edge Juice set on the mileage setting. Run great! I live in central Ohio, and now with cold mornings starting has been a real pain. Replaced the batteries and it started like a charm. Now after two weeks the batteries will draw down in less than 24 hours. 60 degrees this morning and the batteries are at 75%. Last week at 20 degrees the batteries were 55%. in less than 24 hours. Charging system checked out, no problems. Any Ideas where the draw down is??? Is it the Juice. Need some Ideas Thanks POOP
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Old 01-13-2013, 03:41 PM
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Too many short trips. Alternator not throwing enough voltage. Dirty or loose battery connections. Hood light switch. Any number of delay solenoids not releasing. Computer/PCM not shutting down. A powered switch need replacing (not enough volts to see item running, but it draws).

These can be a PITA to find, and some are intermittent. Works fine for 2 months, then bites you when you need to use it.
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Bad starter.....

Sent from my phone that somebody didn't help me get.
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