1999 CADILLAC ESCALADE BATTERY GOES DEAD

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  • 1999 Cadillac Escalade
  • V8
  • AWD
  • automatic
  • 40,000 miles

1999 Cadillac Escalade 8 cyl All Wheel Drive Automatic 40,000 miles. I drive this truck every 7-10 days as a second car. From Oct-April, the battery goes dead in cold weather. As soon as AAA attaches their booster, the truck immediately starts. I purchased a new battery and after 6 months I'm experiencing the same issues. How long can the average car sit before the battery goes dead? The Cadillac Dealer told me they couldn't find anything. Should I invest in a battery booster? Thanks

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Wednesday, October 20th, 2010 AT 9:19 PM

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If you let it sit for more than a week your battery will be dead. Do you have Onstar? There is a campaign on you truck I believe for it, if Onstar is not used, check with dealer (Cadillac dealer) with your vin # to see if it has been done. Or buy a battery disconnect, auto parts stores have them.

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