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My battery drains if I leave my 99 Volvo C70 convertible sit for more than a week. This is the second time in 2 years that the new battery won't charge back up. The alternator is putting out between 12.7 and 13.3 volts and the terminals at the battery and alternator are clean. Has this been a problem for anyone else?

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I had the same problem battery would die after car would sit for a few days . I found the problem at the driver side sun visor . Light was still on even when flipped up . Took me a while to find this . Before that I was using a battery cut off switch every time I parked the car ! Hope this helps

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You problem may be the alternator...It may be putting out voltage, but not enough amperage...voltage doesn't charge the battery, the current(ampoerage) does. have the alt checked. then if its good, make sure you have no accessories that are plugged in or left on in the car

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  • sajkov82 Mar 12, 2011

    my volvo c70 99 year convertible have a same problem with batery [ 4 batery in 3 years],and roof.and seats,and windows electric......... ..and and and all is bad on this car :(

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