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84 Vette car sits for three days and it drains battery battery is new----just had alt. rebuilt-- short where?

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  • Anonymous Sep 01, 2008

    Mine turned out to be a bad dash cluster that would do the same thing. When you wouln't notice it would turn power on the aux lights etc.

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    88 vette

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  • Coss May 11, 2010

    Does it have an alarm system, or an aftermarket sound system?



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If it still does it, locate the fuse panel and with the car off, pull a fuse and measure the current draw.  Be careful.  Make sure your meter is on HI AMPS.

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Well best thing to do is to take a voltmeter and check for a continuing circuit throughout the alternator starter and battery. If you cant seem to figure it out which is a common case. You can do what i have done and install a battery cutoff switch. This will cut the battery off so that way, when you shut the car off you can kill the battery so it wont sit and drain.. If the short isn't directly related to a old positive or negative battery cable or the alternator wire needing to be tightened/changed. You can use a trick of when the car is off testing the wires to see what is hot, what is not and what is less then the continuing current should be.

here is the link to a shutoff switch.

i hope you found this helpful or fixya worthy.

thanks - Nate

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Do u have any thing that is hooked directly to the battery ie the radio ect ect also may want to check that there is not a light being left on and you dont know about it glove box lites dash lites door lites under hood lite trunk lite you may have a switch that is going out for one of these

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