What could drain a new battery?

What could drain a new battery?

Your car battery may begin to drain for 8 reasons:

  • Human Error.
  • Parasitic Drain.
  • Faulty Charging.
  • Defective Alternator.
  • Extreme Temperature.
  • Excessive Short Drives.
  • Corroded or Loose Battery Cables.
  • Old battery.

How to diagnose a car battery that drains overnight?

Diagnosing a car battery that drains overnight. – YouTube Diagnosing a car battery that drains overnight. If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device.

Where is the Immobilizer on an Acura MDX?

Fuse 13 in the passenger’s side under-dash fusebox powers the immobilizer receiver (and a bunch of other stuff you’d probably notice wasn’t working, including the driver’s seat control and navigation if your MDX has it). Fuse #6 in the driver’s side under-dash fusebox seems to be involved, too…

Where can I find the MDX key immobilizer light?

You should be able to do some quick research on the options online… or maybe even find an MDXer in your area who’d let you borrow their HDS, or come over and hook it up to take a look at your car. Click to expand… Thanks for the reply. I’ll take a look into those fuses.

How can I Stop my Bike battery from draining?

Here are a few tips you can implement to prevent your battery from draining when plowing: Always plow in low range gear if your bike has this option. Make sure your battery is in good shape and not too old. Get a battery tender to top off your battery between each time you plow.

What was the problem with my 2008 MDX battery?

2008 MDX battery drain issue. Went through 4 or 5 batteries in 18 months. Battery would die if car sat for several days, then would die after 2 or 3 days, then battery starting dying overnight. My mechanic isolated the parasitic draw to under dash fuses 5 and 7. Brought car to Acura dealer two times. Car sat for a week and battery never drained.

What should I do if my car battery is draining?

If you can’t find the cause of the battery drain, a manual draw check of the electrical system will need to be performed. With the ignition key in the off position and the doors closed (driver’s side window down) disconnect the battery cable on the negative side.

Why does my ATV battery keep draining while riding?

A bad or corroded connected connection will prevent the charging system from topping off the battery when you are riding and may even cause a small drain of the battery on its own. Simply removing any corrosion from the terminal or fastening any loose connections may be adequate to fix this issue.