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Old 01-05-2017, 09:36 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by JRMichler View Post
I found the hard way that I need to put my truck battery on a trickle charger once or twice a week. My wife does only short trips, she also needs to put her car on a trickle charger once a week.

Even when the alternator is working properly, it takes time to fully charge a battery. The battery might still be perfectly good. Put it on a charger for a couple of days. I use one of those 2 amp "computer controlled" chargers.
90% of my trips are less than 7km and I have never had a battery issue in the last 18 years of driving. Sounds like something is wrong with your battery or alternator.

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