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I just put a new battery on and every time the car sits for a few days the battery goes down completely...what could be causing this..it does have a newer radio ,,,could it have a short some where

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I would rule out a short (in the traditional sense). A short would have blown a fuse under normal circumstances.

I am leaning to a light being on in the radio when the ignition is off. A light in the radio would significantly weaken your battery with 24 hours of use over several days.

To prove this, disconnect the power from your radio ... both the power for the radio and the power for the light inside.

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Check the voltage drop..how many amps current consuming the car after switch off..if it is more remove one by one fuse and find the component consuming more current...it may be some time alternator.check the charging voltage also.

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