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96 buick century battery goes dead after car idle for 2 days.clock stays on 24/7.Power windows very slow.

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Mine does same thing but occasionally will stay charged for up to 5 days! So far no answers except to hook up the charger every few days...

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The clock stays on in my 1996 buick century v6 and the radio fuse in glove box does not effect it, i tried removing it and had clock still on , is there a secondary fuse for clock?


Look for a "3" Amp fuse on the Fuse Block as it will be singularly used for just the Clock and should be clearly marked "Clock." The Clock should have a Red wire running out of it to the Fuse Block to power it. The Clock is typically wired separately. The red wiring will not be in front as it goes into the wiring harness and in the back of the Fuse Block but if you want to hunt for the Clock wire that will be it running out of a segment of the harness heading for the location of your Clock.

Feb 06, 2015 | 1996 Buick Century

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The clock stays on and the battery is going dead could the clock drain the battery


the clock is not the problem, you have to go to a electrician to se the all cables, bacause one ou more have already damaged the isolatation plastic and now is in contact whit the chassis, making the battery to go dry.

Nov 04, 2013 | 1994 Buick Century

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Most likely reason for battery drain,2 to 3 days 2003 Buick Century


charge the battery and then unhook the neg cable place a test light between the battery and the cable if the light is on there is a draw remove the fuses until the light goes dime then look into what the fuse feeds also unplug and remove the wires from the alternator that has diodes in it the can draw down the battery also if you have a power ant that doesn't work right that will also draw down a battery

Aug 20, 2012 | 2003 Buick Century

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1994 buick century goes dead when you put it in driveor reverse


you most likely only have a bad idle control sensor. location" on top of your engine,look for a round silver canister about the size of a D size battery with 1 electrical plug in,if by chance that you cannot locate it,take it to advance auto parts.they will be happy to assist you.it only has 2 screws that hold it onto your air induction/either a 10mm bolt or an 6mm bolt with 1 plug in.cost is about $20.00 it takes 15 minutes to replace BUT make sure to disconnect the negative cable to battery before you remove it. then after it's replaced,reconnect before you re-start your car. thank you for choosing fixya.com

Mar 20, 2011 | 1994 Buick Century

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Clock light stays on abd drain battery if car sits for a couple days


make sure your DOME light dimmer switch is not on.If light still on the radio, then remove the 10 amp fuse for the radio.If light goes out you can either replace the radio or re-install the fuse each time to listen to your radio. there is a short somewhere causing the radio light to stay on.

Feb 18, 2011 | 1993 Buick Century

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If clock resets every time the car is cut off on 96 buick century what can be wrong. already has new battery and alternator. car wld not start and had to jump it off.


the memory power wire has a blown fuse ...the car has a hot wire going to ground sounds like it maybe behind the radio

May 08, 2010 | 1996 Buick Century

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Delco battery going dead X 3


I would check the water level in the battery, also there could be a ground problem somewhere.

Feb 04, 2010 | 1999 Buick Century

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Hi, I have a 96 buick century,if i dont use it battery goes dead


The radio in my 1996 Buick century had a clock light that did not go off when the car was shut off, so the battery would go dead after 2 days. Disconnected the radio and all was well. Getting ready for a new radio now.

Nov 03, 2009 | 1996 Buick Century

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Left the map lights on all day and now car won't start...1999 Buick Century...charged battery but still wont turn over


sounds like the battery got run down so far that it wont hold a charge-maybe take the battery out and take it to a parts store that can "load test"the battery-some testers can actually test the battery even if its dead-also when u charge a battery u have to make sure the clamps from the charger make a good connection. i read somewhere that everytime a battery goes dead it shortens the life of the battery-FYI most batteries last from 4-5 years if there are no other problems with the car.hope this points u in the right direction.

Aug 29, 2009 | 1999 Buick Century

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91 Buick Century 2.5 L brake light on & battery light on


For the Brake light to stay on and the fluid is up...sounds like your sensor is playing dead......

For the battery to die after only (4) hours..you have a very big drain on the battery itself.....without the vehicle right here to look at would be very hard to even guess...electrical problems are a hands on chore...

I'd take it to your garage/mechainc

Jan 03, 2009 | 1991 Buick Century

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