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My 2007 Chevy silverado battery keeps draining. I thought it was from the radio not shutting off when I open the door but I shut the radio off and the battery still drains. What can be draining it?

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The battery itself may have an issue? You could try disconnecting the cable when you park and see if something is truly draining the battery. If it is you may notice a slight spark when you disconnect the cable. The alt may have a bad diode so it will charge the battery but drain it once the motor is shut off? Or it could be something like you suggested. The radio remembers its settings by being connected all the time. However a stock radio does not take much from the battery.

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SOURCE: battery keeps dying due to radio+clock staying on

your radio is staying on? you have a bad door switch.the bcm does not see door opening and thus does not turn radio off. most likely the drivers door.

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SOURCE: battery being drained dead while car is parked and shut off

Check you ground you could have an exposed wire that is grounding out and draining the battery. This could be a BIG fire hazard.

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SOURCE: 2007 chevy silverado 2500 hd duramax shut down

mo me it sounds like low fuel volume i would check my lift pump

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SOURCE: 2006 Toyota Sienna Battery Drain. Side power

the sliding door is probablly draining the battery,, have door checked.. make sure tracks are clean and hinges are not binding

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