• Tiny
  • aspenite
  • 1991 Oldsmobile Ciera
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 142 miles

I've gone through all the checks for the battery system but all are right what else would cause the battery to drain over night?

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Monday, February 21st, 2011 AT 5:30 PM

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  • Tiny
  • JDL
  • Expert
  • 16,289 posts

You have to be sure the battery has a full charge or you can't do any testing. Check the charging system also.

If you have an excessive drain with everything turned off. Check for a lite staying on, best time to check is in the dark, trunk--underhood-- interior. You can take battery cable loose, use a testlite between cable and battery post, if lite come on birght, you have a drain. If the drain is on a fused circuit, you can pull/replace fuses one at a time, when you pull the fuse on the faulty circuit, the lite goes out.

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Monday, February 21st, 2011 AT 5:40 PM

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