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Possible something left on. glove box light, boot light. ignition , wireless or a bad battery ( especially in cold weather) have a load test done on the battery to check for internal faults.

Posted on Dec 10, 2014

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SOURCE: 99 mercy sable theft light keeps binking battery goes dead

you have a bad cell in your battery or a major draw on electric system. I would have the battery tested first.

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Something is draining the battery most likly a short somewhere in the electrical system. You will need to have it looked at by the garage to find the short A temporary or cheaper solution may be to disconnect the battery when not using the car. You can either fit a switch inside the car or physically disconnect it at the battery.

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SOURCE: battery goes dead overnight on four occasions

I dont think the dealer knew what he was doing ,your altenator has 6 diodes inside it and the are a one way check valve for current,If one fails no light will come on because it is still charging,But will drain your battery,I hope this helps you and have a merry x mas and please dont forget to vote on this solution

Posted on Dec 19, 2009

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I would try unhooking the alternator for a night. have you added an aftermarket radio? security system? something plugged into your cig lighter? dome light on? brake lights on?

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SOURCE: 07 Honda Ridgeline Battery goes dead overnight - new battery

Thats probably your current drain.
See if you can find the relay and what it controls.
Pull it out and see if the current drain stops by using a test light between the battery and one of the cables.

Posted on Mar 06, 2013

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