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Tje A/C failed one day and 2 days later the battery is dead.

I turned on the A/C on a hot & humid day [40 degree C w/ humidity] Thursday. The vents blew warm air and then the Check Engine light went on. I shut off the A/C & drove the car home & parked it. Saturday afternoon I went to drive it but the battery was dead, no lights, no nothing. I jumpered the ground lead out and nothing. I got brave and shorted the two battery terminals and there wasn't an arc; it's totally dead! What happened?

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