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    Angry Help Please !!!

    hey guys need sum help urgently please basically if i leave my car on the drive for 2 days !! just 2 days the baterry is completely drained!! i dnt know whats doing it as iv checked everything when i turn off my car and i cnt see anything thts on !! i recently put blue leds in my dash and on my heating dials and on the clock but im sure that wouldnt be the problem !

    please help as i would like to have an inkling into what it might be !!

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    have you checked to see what voltage your batter is holding on charge?

    try charging it and after a day test it and see what its reading.. could be that your battery needs toped up, or changed or could be altinator..

    then again could just be simple like light on in the cab or something m8??
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    well ill do a check in the morning but i was gunna go to halfords and get them to do a battery check etc and see what they say !! iv checked if there is any lights on or anything and theres nothing on , its bizar!!

    do u think its worth getting a new battery ?? higher voltage one??

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    check if the batterys healthy 1st take it to halfords or any autoparts and go from there if its chuffed problem solved otherwise its trial and error maybe those leds ?

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    Get the battery checked then go form there.

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    How old is the battery?
    How have you wired the blue leds make sure there not taking a constant load that will drain your battery
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    right !!went to halfords today they didnt help and the guy just tried to sell me a new batteryy although mine is brand new any way lol and went home and me and the old man did a proffesional battery check on everything and its strange because when i take the fuse out for the electric windows and the alarm the battery goes back to normal but when i connect them back in they start "excessive leaking" the battery !!

    what is the problem ?? i have a coupe 2.2 01 plate and the fuses im talking bout are under the bonnet above the battry and the 2 im worried about are the top 2 both 60 amp bigens!!

    any help would be amazing! oh and also if im mistaken about what those ones do then please correct me lol

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    You could find that when the fuses are first put in certain things draw a little more current for a minute or 2 then settle down, I got caught out like this on a old Rover when the ECU powered up

    The second one down at least powers alot of things on the car so i'd recomend removing the fuses inside until you hopefuly find the drain

    When you use your car do you drive it much or is it just 10 minute drives every so often
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    yer ok ill try that but yer i normally drive to my parents house or anything just into town etc not really longer than 30 mins really !! there and back type thing, so all in all what do u reccomend i do??
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    30 minute drives should be fine to charge the battery back up again, i've heard it said for the battery to get back to where it was before the car started it really needs a 15 minute drive.

    I recomend you pull the fuses one by one inside the car with the meter outside and see if it drops from any of them
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