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Batterie is drained when i get up the next morning to start it up

I have replaced my car batterie 3 times this year. what could possibly be draining the batterie when it sits overnight. i replaced the altinator, disconected the radio. the car runs great when i'm driving it and when i go into the store and shut it off it fires right up. this **** only happens when i shut it off for the night.

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  • gearjammer32 Jun 08, 2008

    hey jasonvwmech, Thanks for your help. My buddy and I found out the mach 460 amp on the passenger side under the deck lid was draining my batterie. Now my next question is why? thanks again, gearjammer32

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Might not be helpul, but do u have any lights that u are unaware of eg boot, glove compartment , under hood etc

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Well for starters make sure your battery is fully charged disconnect battery ground(-) ,connect a test light between negative(-) terminal on battery and the ground strap you removed from the battery, if the test light lights up then you have somthing draing your battery. start by removing fuses one at a time if the test light goes out after that fuse is removed that is the source of the draw killing your battery.If there are no faults found at fused circuits start disconnecting wiring connectors from the nonfused circuits ie starter,ignition,alternator,cooling fan.If the test light does not light up at all when connected let me know for the next step

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