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My new battery is dead after only a week.
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Battery keeps getting drained on a 1990 Mazda Miata
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Is a manual transmission check plug the same thing as a drain plug
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Oil leaking around oil plug
The most likely causes of this issue would be a faulty drain plug gasket or a loose drain plug. I would recommend having a qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, come to inspect your vehicle to diagnose the oil...

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