Q: I have a 2011 Ram 1500 . Wouldn't start. 65,000 miles. Had battery replaced. Next day won't start again. Runs fine when jumped

asked by on January 19, 2018

Battery appeared dead when I tried to start. Jumped and it ran fine. Let it run for 2 hours. Next day dead again. Jumped again and drove around for an hour and to Sam's to replace battery under warranty (was only 6 months old). Drove fine that day, including restarting after car wash turned ignition off. Next day dead again.

My car has 65000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi Rob. Thanks for contacting us today. When a battery continually dies, it’s because one of the charging system components is damaged. This could be the alternator, battery cable or even a battery temperature sensor. To know for sure, you should probably have a professional mechanic complete a battery will not hold a charge inspection.

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