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When does a battery die on a car?

When does a battery die on a car?

My stupid battery dies if I am doing a day-long project where the dome and courtesy lights are on/off but mostly on from opening and closing a door and re-setting the off timer. Or, 4 hours on a front end alignment rack where they had the brake pedal clamped down and that killed it really dead.

What happens when jumper cables are reversed on a battery?

Damage to the Batteries. Connecting the positive terminal of each battery to the negative terminal of the other battery will result in a huge surge of electrical current between the two batteries.

Why does my GM Truck have a dead battery?

After digging between the seats and center consol I found the remote and as I thought it was in the on position, if the radios on the CD player still works and for some reason unknown to me now 12 years ago I wired it through a battery hot instead of the fuse box. Turn the remote off and no more dead batteries, amazing how that works.

How long does a Chevy siverado battery drain?

From buying research to owner support, join 1.5 MILLION GM Truck Enthusiasts every month who use as a daily part of their ownership experience. My 1994 Chevy Siverado has a slow parasidic drain. If I leave the battery connected it will drain in 3 to 4 days. The multifuntion switch is giving me problems too.

What happens if you jump start a car with a dead battery?

Member Intrepid’s responses are most probable “track” to follow. Key left on and a dead battery with just a jump can “befuddle” the car’s computer memory settings for running. Beyond this, we would need to know recent maint history on the car and mileage from you for further suggestions if still getting a misfire code.

Why does my car battery keep dying after I Turn Off the engine?

That means if anything is left on after the engine is shut off, the battery will almost certainly die. Leaving the headlights on can kill a weak battery in the amount of time it takes you run a short errand like shopping for groceries, but even a small interior dome light can drain a battery dead overnight.

When do you need a Chevrolet battery replacement?

The Chevrolet Certified Service experts are trained to inspect your vehicle’s battery and perform replacement services if needed. Your vehicle’s battery provides the engine with the necessary energy to start and also powers accessories when the engine is not running. Don’t wait until your battery dies.

How to find out if your car battery is parasitic?

How to Find a Parasitic Battery Drain. When your car battery goes dead overnight, usually either the battery is at the end of its life span, or you left something on, such as a light.

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Ruth Doyle