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Parasitic battery drain

Battery is dead or near dead each morning

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  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2009

    my98 park ave has a batery draw pulled both 60 amp bat 1 and bat 2 fuses now draw is gone what do i do now

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    Parasitic drain

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I have a 2003 sopercrew with 5.4 The battery o was told tested good but it still is dead some of the mornings ? No lights , radio, or accessories left on


Possible intermittant internal short inside the battery causing this issue. The life expantancy of an automotive battery is 5yrs. Anything older can cause problems. Also possible intermittant parasitic draw causing the battery to deplete. If the battery is old I would suggest starting with a replacement and go from there.

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What is normal current draw with engine off, key removed, doors closed?


Ideally it should be nothing. However, given all the electronics/accessories it should not be higher than 250ma or 1/4 amp. Even this low draw will drain an unused vehicles battery in a few days

Jul 05, 2015 | 2011 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500

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What Systems draw power when the car is off?


Have to do a Parasitic Current Drain Test, to find
the circuit with the fault,then component test items
in that circuit

You have a module,relay or other item, not timing out
or going to sleep

You can have failed switches in the doors,failed alternator
diodes,many things that can cause that

Even the Evap System, which on some cars, run tests while
your sleeping, can be at fault

Check for OBD Codes in all Modules, with professional scan tool,
then do the drain test, leaving the doors closed

Nov 23, 2014 | 2007 Nissan Altima 2.5

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I have a 95 Grand Am. We had a long and cold winter here in michigan. So my battery died. I purchased a new battery recently and car started right up. After sitting in my driveway for a few weeks, battery...


You need to run a parasitic drain test with a multimeter. Disconnect the vehicle battery positive terminal and connect the multimeter in series between the battery positive terminal and lead. the multimeter should be set to display amps. With all systems turned off, the keys out of the ignition and all doors closed, alarm off and any hood/bonnet switch depressed then after 20 minutes the amp reading should be around 0.03 or less. If you have more than 0.05 then you may have a parasitic drain, causing a n accelerated loss in battery power. In this case, using the same setup then pull fuses one by one from the fusebox until your amps drop down to the normal range. The fuse you pull which causes the range to drop to normal represents the system which is at fault.
The most common causes of parasitic drain from my experience tend to nearly always be failed back up batteries in alarm siren modules or badly wired or faulty stereos. Those are the two systems I'd pay particular attention to.
Of course it may be a simple human fault like you left your trunk/boot light or interior light on.

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My car need's a jump ever morning , when I come down it's dead but will stay started once it's jumped please help going crazyyyyyyyyyyyyy.


First have your battery load tested, and your alternator checked for proper charging amperage. If that is ok then you have what is called a parasitic drain that is draining your battery overnight. A parasitic drain test will need to be ran and repairs made.

Good luck. i hope this helps.

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My 99 passat will not turn over and it drains the battery dead in a couple of days just sitting there.


Check this website for finding parasitic battery drains.

http://www.ehow.com/how_2249402_find-parasitic-battery-drain.html

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I had my battery fully charged and check it tested good, put battery back in car and started my ford explorer 2005 it ran, the next morning the battery was dead i got a jump, then as the car was gunning i...


There is a strong possibility that you may have what is called a parasitic drain on your battery. Which simply means that there is something running in the background that is pulling a load on your battery. These kinds of drains can extremely hard to find. To help you determine of you have a parasitic drain you will need a multimeter. If you do not have one I would recommend taking your vehicle to a trusted automotive service center. Call then first to determine what they charge per hour for diagnostics. usually will be about 1 to 2 hours diagnostics time.

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The battery is being drained. The alternator is working and the battery is new.


When your car battery goes dead overnight, and if your sure that the battery and alternator are both in good shape then what you may have is a parasitic draw, and it can cause the same result as leaving the headlights on: a dead battery in the morning. You will need a multimeter to trace the draw and to even be sure that is the problem. If you have 1 or 1 is available, get back to me here and i will be glad to help you through the process

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