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Battery keeps draining even with new battery new alternater

what now JA: Have you tested...
battery keeps draining even with new battery new alternater what now
JA: Have you tested the battery with a voltmeter? And can you see if it's leaking or not?
Customer: last pair ofbattery bought did start to leak
JA: What is the model/year of your Dodge?
Customer: 2006 dodge cumming 250
JA: Are you fixing your B250 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing don't no what to do am disable willing to do any thing or at least find out promble
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
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Pete
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Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist with this today.In some cases I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.

Most likely one of the electronics is shorted out needing replaced or left on causing this issue.I have seen seat switches,radio and relays at fault for this issue but there are several components in your vehicle that can cause this issue here.What has to be done is a parasitic battery drain/draw test performed to locate which component is causing this fault here needing replaced.If you would like I can post the procedure on how this is done.This will require a multi meter to do this testing.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
what is a seat switches

These would be the switches that control the seats forward and back movement as well as tilt and other position.You want to have the parasitic drain/draw test performed to locate which component that is causing this fault here then that component replaced.This will require a multi meter for electrical testing to be sure.

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