Mechanics

DEAD BATTERY

1983 Mercedes Benz 240d • 4 cylinder 2WD Automatic • 165,000 miles

What is the likely cause of a dead battery? I just replaced the old battery with a new one. '83 Benz converted to veggie oil. Radio disconnected when veggie system installed. Battery light on dash blinks on occasionally. Not sure if it is the alternator or something else. With new battery it is easy to jump start.
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Bross
April 14, 2011.



Could be the alternator, get it load tested and also a short circuit draining the battery

Rasmataz
Apr 16, 2011.