DEAD BATTERY.

  • Tiny
  • king1956
  • 2001 Volvo V70
  • 145,781 miles

I have had two new heavy duty batteries on my car since I purchased it second hand about 2 yrs ago, but in the last 6-8 months the battery keeps going flat, but after I have charged it over night the car will run for about 3-4 weeks then go flat again overnight, then I have to boost the battery with a booster, but some times that is not enough.
I cant seem to find out what the problem is or if there is a common problem with other volvo v70's of this yr!
Can you please help as this is doing my head in.

Kind Regards
M. Edge.

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Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 AT 10:45 PM

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  • saturntech9
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Have you had the alternator tested?Also have you checked for a parasitic draw yet?

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Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 AT 11:40 PM
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Hi saturntech9,
i'm not sure what you mean by a parasitic draw?

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Thursday, June 7th, 2012 AT 9:07 AM
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So have you had the alternator tested yet?A parastic draw test will test for excessive draw on the battery when the key is off.

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Thursday, June 7th, 2012 AT 3:34 PM

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