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I have alot of problems with batteries constantly going dead on me, i have alot of stuff running on my truck and i was wondering would it be a bad idea to add 1 or two more batteries to my tuck. Any body have any ideas?


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I have alot of problems with batteries constantly going dead on me, i have alot of stuff running on my truck and i was wondering would it be a bad idea to add 1 or two more batteries to my tuck. Any body have any ideas?


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What do you mean you have alot of stuff running on your truck? Like when the key is off? And adding 1 or 2 more batteries will overtax your already weak alternator and/or batteries. Theres obviously a problem somewhere that needs to be fixed.

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I have KC lights, fender well lights, my subs, and train horn compressor hooked to my batteries. I have the after market mean green alternator that i just put on my truck a couple of months ago and since its gotten colder i have had to jump my truck of twice. Everything goes off when i cut my truck off
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How many days does it take for batteries to go dead.
You may have a drain on the battery.

I would track down the problem before I installed more batteries.


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Yes i agree you have a drain, none of those things should matter when the truck is off. Maybe something is leaking through a switch or something

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I'll check all this, thanks
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I'd take the batteries, have them load tested separately, have the charging system tested at the same time, and run a test for parasitic draw.

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