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My battery is draining overnight

I have a full charged battery but if I let the car sit for more than 6-8 hours, the battery darins

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Hi I am vortash I would say ( unless you have not replaced the battery recently ) that you have a faulty battery not holding it's charge this can happen for several reasons the main three being bent plates due to heat weather draw etc .. poor electrolytics solution weak in battery ,, cracked or damaged terminals..
The other possibilities is the alternator is not giving the battery a good charge check the drive belts if they are ok you need to check the output should be 14,2 or above on tick over measured at battery any less and the battery will not get sufficient charge to last ... regards Vortash

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