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I have a 2004 Kia Sedona and the battery drains when I let it sit for any amount of time. I had the battery checked & it is fine. How do I find what is draining the battery?

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An auto electrician might be able to assist . most alternators have diodes in them to prevent it draining backward but they do fail

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