Q: My battery does not charge. It keeps on drawing power when I switch on the head lights, spot lights, and noise from the dashboard

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My battery does not charge. It keeps on drawing power when I switch on the head lights, spot lights, and noise from the dashboard
My car has a manual transmission.

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