What would cause a new car battery to drain overnight?

What would cause a new car battery to drain overnight?

This happens when something – a glovebox light, an amplifier, any electrical component – is pulling power from the battery when it shouldn’t. Since the alternator isn’t generating vehicle electricity, the problem component pulls from the battery, slowly draining it overnight until your vehicle won’t start.

Can a bad alternator drain a new battery?

Battery dies. Obviously, batteries sometimes fail on their own–but a bad alternator can actually cause the battery to drain because it’s failing to recharge it. If your battery goes dead, have the alternator checked when replacing the battery so it doesn’t happen again.

Can a blown fuse drain car battery?

Re: Blown fuse = dead battery? a fuse blows to keep current from going through the circuit. in other words, there’s no way a blown fuse can drain the battery. take the battery in to get checked, it might just be a bad battery.

Why does my battery drain so fast?

Your battery drains much faster when it’s hot, even when not in use. This kind of drain can damage your battery. You don’t need to teach your phone the battery’s capacity by going from full charge to zero, or zero to full. We recommend you occasionally drain your battery to under 10% and then charge it fully overnight.

Is the Acura TSX 2010 a good car?

2010 Acura TSX Review When it was new, the 2010 Acura TSX impressed reviewers with its high-quality interior and long list of standard features. It also earns excellent safety scores for the class.

When does a car battery lose its power?

3. Disuse If you’ve let your car sit idle for awhile without using it, usually at least two weeks or more, then your battery might have lost enough power that it can no longer start your engine.

Where is the battery code on a 2012 Odyssey?

My 2012 Odyssey code came on a card that is included with the owners manual and documentation. Your selling dealer can easily provide you with the code if you call them and give the serial number..easier than removing the audio unit. Why did battery go dead? No radio code is normal on 2014 and older (at least the TE but I think all).

How long does an OEM battery last in a van?

My van is a 2011, the original battery was replaced in Aug 2013 under warranty. Again in Aug 2015, new battery. An OEM battery only lasts 2 years??? BS!!! This time it wouldn’t be replaced under warranty. So I told the service adviser that I would expect a battery from Autozone to last 2 years, but not an OEM one.