My Kia 2014 won’t stay charged

Asked by May 05, 2019 at 09:56 AM about the 2004 Kia Amanti

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I got everything thing checked
alternator,starter brought new battery
replaced top post on it still having the same

2 Answers

Check the wires leading away from the alternator, also, replace the alternator, check your vehicle grounds.


If the battery won't stay charged: 1. the alternator is not good or you have a defect in the regulator or wiring. 2. You have a parasitic draw. There is a defective switch that's remaining closed, creating a constant drain, or a defect in wiring that's shorted and doing the same thing. These can be difficult to find, and you should use a multi-meter at each system, fuse, to check for current flow. Once you narrow down the system, trace lines until you find the cause.

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