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so on the truck in my sig i have been eating alternators like every 6mo and its starting to frustrate me really bad i do have a sub in there and amp and stuff but it did this before i had that stuff in there and i have been getting the alternators at napa i just dont know where to turn... the problem is it will just drain the batterys dead over night and the batterys starter and alternator are brand new so any help here guys would be greatly appreciated


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so on the truck in my sig i have been eating alternators like every 6mo and its starting to frustrate me really bad i do have a sub in there and amp and stuff but it did this before i had that stuff in there and i have been getting the alternators at napa i just dont know where to turn... the problem is it will just drain the batterys dead over night and the batterys starter and alternator are brand new so any help here guys would be greatly appreciated


THAT is your problem. These alternators are really designed to fully recharge the batteries like that.

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well i always charge the batterys all the way up when i re start it i have been around ag machinery and know the point your making that you dont want the alternator to charge that batterys from completly dead


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