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Drained, past tense?
if you didnt use a voltmeter how would you even know its drained.
or was that just a guess?
the battery is charged if the voltage (rested) is 12.6vdc.
if not charge it.
if it keeps discharging, parked, that is called a phantom drain.
if it only discharges driving ,that is a bad charge SYSTem in car.
are the battery cable lugs clean (a standard service point)?

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