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2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Base 4dr Wagon

2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser
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Front Wheel Drive, Small Wagon, Sport Utility Vehicle
21 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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December 7, 2012, 5:12 pm


Question: Battery keeps dying, something seems to stay on and drain it

Something is draining the battery dry. I go out to start my car and battery dead. After boosted, will run until battery is drained dry again. I have to run it for 1/2 during work hours so it starts when I go home. Its been check by several Chrysler Dealerships in BC as well as here in Edmonton, AB and a private mechanic. No one can find what is causing the battery to die. I have had it replaced 3 times because of it. I have smelled "electrical" smell, like something melting.

December 12, 2012, 8:22 pm

Richard W
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I would have the dome light system checked. Also have the light module checked.

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