2004 Lexus GS 430 Battery

Tiny
JRPOLO
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  • 2004 LEXUS GS 430
  • V8
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 42,000 MILES
I have had to replace the battery 3 different times now within the past year. Dealer did diagnostic test and found nothing wrong with the car but yet the battery continues to die and fry. I use this car very sparingly and there are times when it is not used for 2-3 weeks due to my travelling out of town and having a second car that I use also. Any idea why this is happening.
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Monday, September 14th, 2009 AT 6:39 PM

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Tiny
MHPAUTOS
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Hi there,

Do you know what the alternator out put voltage is, if the battery is cooking, you may have a over charging problem.

Mark (mhpautos)
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Monday, September 14th, 2009 AT 6:57 PM
Tiny
LEX SO CAL
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Desconect the batt if the car is going to be park for a long time
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Thursday, September 17th, 2009 AT 9:01 PM
Tiny
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Either the alternator is not putting out or you have a short somewhere in the electrical system eating up the battery-Brand new battery for 2-3 wks it should be able to start then again it depends on the weather condition
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Thursday, September 24th, 2009 AT 12:17 AM

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