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Old 05-23-2002, 10:43 AM
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I had the same experience - replaced the battery with a new Optima sealed unit thru Interstate. I found that the reason the battery drained down was that the rear passenger dome light was burned out, and the switch was set to 'on'. This circuit also controls the lower courtesy lights in the bottom of the rear doors, which are so dim that I could not see them on with the dark interior, and they drained the battery. So do a current draw test off the new battery when it is installed looking for a draw that could kill the new battery as well! Good Luck.

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