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I have not been successful in receiving an answer....my phone has several msgs from you but when I try the address I fail to get the one I want...I am the guy with a ram 1500 5.7 hemi, 2011 truck that I cannot start in the morning without a jump even though it has a new battery, good alternator and good starter,,,I live in SE Idaho

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

No, new battery installed yesterday

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Ram 1500?

2011

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ram 1500 yourself? What have you tried so far?

I jump start in the morning cause that is the only way it will start,,,then it runs, starts OK until the next cold morning. Bought a new battery, am taking it in to a mechanic on Mon,

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Just that I did check the fuses to make sure they were not loose or burned out

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You have a parasitic battery drain issue. To diagnose a battery draw test needs to be performed. A meter set to measure milliamps is used and connected in series with the negative battery cable. Then you will remove and install fuses one at a time until the battery drain goes down to 50 milliamps or less. This is how you will be able to narrow down which circuit in the vehicle is the problem.

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