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Old 04-15-2007, 09:58 PM
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I was wondering if anyone has had a problem with their battery just dying randomly. I drive my 94 accord everyday with no problem. But every now and then it just dies and the battery is completely dead. I have to jump it every time. Anyone have any ideas????
Old 04-15-2007, 10:43 PM
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Sounds to me like a bad clamp on one of your wires... it's one of those things that you would never think of and then it'll cost you $7 to fix...
Old 04-16-2007, 02:01 AM
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Also check your cable that goes down to your starter and the ground cable to the fram to see if it's correded..
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Old 04-16-2007, 02:10 AM
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check for shorts and paracitic draw...
Old 04-16-2007, 04:48 AM
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first thing you should do is to have the charging system tested,, ( alternator, battery, cables , ) if it is ok, then chk for a drain in the electrical system .. have a shop do it or you can go to our DIY section,,and read up on the post ( battery going dead ) pg 3 ..
Old 08-02-2007, 10:50 AM
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My battery has been dying too. Over night or when its off for a few hours. I have tested the battery, wires, and alternator. I have also changed the clamps on the battery, new and tighter ones.
I have turned the alarm on thinking that may help.

And this morning its dead again. I do have one of those battery recharger. Plug it in the wall-recharge-plug it to the battery- kinda of thing. So iv been starting my car that way for the past two days.

Should i go ahead and checkfor anelectrical system drain?
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