What can cause a new battery to fail shortly after installation?
If a battery does not perform to the published standards shortly after installation it may be in response to one or more of the following issues:
a. There may be a faulty charging system
b. The electrical system may have short circuited
c. The terminals on the battery are dirty or not properly connected
d. High parasitic drains or excessive ignition off drains
e. The electrical capacity of the battery is insufficient for the size of the vehicle