WHY WON'T THE VAN START WITH 4MONTHS OLD BATTERY AFTER 2-3 DAYS WITHOUT USE

  • Tiny
  • Michael1158
  • 2005 All Other Makes All Other Models
  • 57,000 miles

Van won't start after I leave it for over 2-3 days without used, I bought anew battery it was alright for afew weeks but now it doing the same thing when I go to start the van after 2-3 days it just goes clic clic clic and the moter won't start I have to jump start it with leads, the van is 2005 ldv maxus 3.5 CDI lwb

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 AT 5:26 PM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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  • 41,938 posts

Have the charging system checked and also check for parasitic draw, meaning a relay or some electrical component is not turning off.

Have the battery tested as well, new batteries could be faulty too.

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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 AT 5:40 PM

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