Close
QUESTIONS

RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

Q: Battery issues on 1997 Dodge Ram Van 3500

Edit
Battery goes completely dead; put new one in, 3days without starting will not kick over. We even put a solar trickle charger on it.
Get a Repair Estimate
Guaranteed by certified locations nationwide. Learn more
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 1,700 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more
You have a severe parasitic drain. In other words, either the engine control module is not going into sleep mode and drawing more power than it should. It could also be an aftermarket radio not shutting itself off too. Double check that the dome lights aren't staying on.
Didn't find what you were looking for?