Question about 2003 GMC Yukon

2 Answers

I have an inttermitten battery drain

My yukon keeps draing my battery if the truck sits for more than a few days. I had a dealer look at it and keep it for over a week in hopes it would die on them, it did not. Now I am on my 4 battery in 3 years...

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 676 Answers

Ok here is an old school remedy. It will take some time but it will help. get a test light. disconnect the ground side of the battery terminal. Connect the test light between the negative battery terminal and the ground siide of the battery. If there is a short the test light will light up. In order to find the short or your problem, start pull and a reinstall a fuse at a time until the light goes out. If you pull a fuse and the light goes out, you have found the culprit. find out what that fuse is for and we can continue from there. Please rate this information.

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • GMC Master
  • 6,826 Answers

Have the alternator checked real good lad test and amps,and of course volt output,if the internal regulator sticks,it will drain,but ,it may be intermerent.Make sure the battery gets about a 12 hour charge,at 2amps,this will ensure the deep charge of the battery will hold up.

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My 1993 olds cutless ciera S powerlocks keep clicking unlocking and locking the door when car is off draining the battery


You will probably need to take your Cutless into an auto electrician. Until you can take it in, I suggest disconnecting the battery when you aren't driving. This way the battery won't be drained. It is usually simply a matter of unscrewing the cord connecting to the battery. It can be found in the driver's manual or online if you need to know which cord to disconnect.

Elisa Jed ' http://www.stevemacautoelectrics.com.au

Feb 07, 2014 | Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

05 Cadillac SRX battery draining down after a couple days of sitting.


Dealer should have been able to figure this one out!

Best bet to trouble shoot is next time it is going to sit for a couple of days disconnect the battery. After the couple of days pass hook up the battery and if it's dead then the battery isn't holding a charge, if not then something in the vehicle is draining the battery.

If you live in a colder climate weak batteries tend to be more of a problem as temps get colder.

If the battery is more then 3 years old it is a prime suspect.

Hope this helps!

Dec 06, 2013 | Cadillac SRX Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Yukon won't start after sitting for a few days


What are the symptoms ?
Cranks but does not start ?
Cranks for a long time then starts ?
Does not crank without a jump from another battery ?

Feb 22, 2013 | 2000 GMC Yukon Denali

1 Answer

New altenator and new battery, but if i let sit without starting for a day battery goes completely dead


There is somthing that is not turning off or a short somwhere draing you battery..till you find the problem take the hot cable off the battery so it dont drain it

Mar 13, 2012 | 1982 Ford F 150

4 Answers

Brand New 2011 Yukon 2 dead batteries with in a week of getting car. Dealer says we have to drive the car more!! What kind of excuse is this? My wife drives about 7 miles to work and back so a total of...


Yes. Talk to the Dealer's Service Manager, not the flunky service writer [ advisor ]. If you are given the run-around, call the 800# in your warrenty booklet. They will resolve the issue.
Note: if that Dealer won't resolve the issue before you have to call GM for help, then you would be wise to find a different Dealer to have your service work performed, as this will be the level of service you will always receive there. ---------- [ for years I've thought the Dealers should only sell a vehicle and not be involved in any services. The problem involves payment = the Manufacturer will only pay what they feel is fair for the warrenty service. Some Dealers don't want to accept this even though it's part of thier franchise agrement, so they will put-off any warrenty work and hope the customer accepts thier fate. The Manufacturer is only as good as thier Dealer -s ].

Apr 14, 2011 | 2011 GMC Yukon

1 Answer

My battery in my 2001 yukon would drain over night, i took it to the dealer and they didnt find anything wrong with it. so i disconnected radio n my battery stoped draining, so my question is, is my radio...


your battery memory is connected directly, keeping your preset channel and the clock working. look for a bad ground to the radio before changing it

Jan 02, 2011 | 2001 GMC Yukon

1 Answer

Battry keeps draing


i'd have the battery and charging system checked

Jan 24, 2010 | 1991 Chevrolet Suburban

1 Answer

Needs a jump every day


It sounds like the battery has a dead cell in it. Replace the battery. If you have an alarm installed remove the in line fuse from the alarm and see if that stops the battery drain.

Oct 11, 2009 | 2003 GMC Yukon XL

1 Answer

Battery keeps draining while car sits. Constantly having to recharge. Replaced battery twice in last year. NEED HELP !


Check to see if it's the light under the hood that stay's on when you close the hood. remove the light bulb and see if it still drains. The other places would be the light over the visor and light in the glove box. Other things would be a bad relay like the A/C relay to the compressor being stuck in the on position and A/C clutch engaged all the time. Start with the light's it may take a few days but better then going to the dealer and paying them to do the same thing for a few days and charging you for the service. Keep me posted, be glad to help out.

Jun 04, 2009 | 1996 Chevrolet Corvette

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

284 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top GMC Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

74945 Answers

Freddy

Level 3 Expert

1311 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

Are you a GMC Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...