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Battery Drain Bought a new battery for Volvo installed it and it started fine. I came back (2) days later and battery was dead even though I hadn't started the vehicle. What could be draining my battery.

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It is either a short somewhere in the electrical system or your alternator is bad. If worse came to worse what I have done. Is installed a switch in the power cable and then you just pop your hood and basically disconnect the battery every time, the switch just makes it easy. This is often a million times easier then finding a short somewhere in the miles of wiring.
Good luck I know how that is,
Lee

Posted on Jun 13, 2008

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