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2000 Olds Bravada: electrical problem..dashboard lights come..driven

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I have an electrical problem in a 2000 Olds Bravada. The dashboard lights come on frequently. The battery goes dead in 7 to 10 days whether the car is driven or not. I have had at least three shops tell me that my charging system is working just fine. I have had this dashboard problem for five years but the battery going dead problem is getting worse as the months go by. I am getting to be an expert at switching batteries. Winter is coming soon here in Ohio and I don't look forward to having to go out in the cold to change batteries. Usually the dashboard lights come on when I engage the safety belt and I can get them to go off by operating the toggle switch for the power seat (that is not working). Sometimes when I hit a bump the lights come on. There are other electrical accessories that are not working. Any help? Thanks, AL
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