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My father has a Hyundai Getz 1.3 3dr petrol model. If it is left for over 12 hours the battery is completely flat. It has been looked at a number of times and the garage can find nothing wrong with it. It has had a new battery put in and the same thing is still happening. The immobiliser has had to be turned off as this runs the battery down even faster. Do you have any ideas as to what the problem could be, as they are an elderly couple who rely on their vehicle and the Hyundai garage are of no help, thank you.

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  • capey753 Dec 04, 2008

    If this is the problem, how would you fix it?



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Hi there! i myself was a master tech 4 hyundai, vauxhall, vw and for rolls royce! bin in the trade 4 17yrs, im disapointed that your local dealer could not resolve this problem as ive come across this on many occassions which was a common fault on the getz. im sure i can advise you the cheapeast options 4 satifactory repair and cost, also in writing so your parents wont be taken for granted on this this mater. i can advise you step by step to resolve this,

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Well you could have a short,or you could have a negotive charge on the battery witch will cause it to act like it is powering something and it will run the battery down if you take a multi-meter and test the plastic on the battery and it put off a reading through the multi-meter then it has a negotive charge and thats what is running your battery dead..

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