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Tiny
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  • 1993 GMC SIERRA
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 84,000 MILES
I have a 1993 GMC pick-up truck that I have currently replaced the battery in 3 times. The truck runs fine if it is started everyday. If it is not started for 2 or 3 days it is like the battery is completely dead. Othe rthan the issue of something drainnig the battery when it is not started evryday the truck is fine. What could be the issue?
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Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 AT 7:48 PM

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Tiny
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Check for any lites left on, interior--under the hood, anywhere. Best time to check is in the dark.

You can take battery cable loose, use testlite between cable and battery post, if lite comes on you have a drain. If the drain is on a fused circuit, pull/replace fuses one at a time, when you pull the fuse on the faulty circuit, the drain goes away. Also, check charging system.
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Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 AT 7:55 PM

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