Re: Battery drains after a few days - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 06-14-05, 01:27 AM
Darby O'Gill
Posts: n/a
Re: Battery drains after a few days

If you accurately measured drain, when off, at a few milliamps, I would
think your new battery is no good. Have someone load test stores
can do this.

"John Kubler" <> wrote in message
> We have a 1996 850 Turbo wagon with 60,000 miles. The car has always been
> maintained according to the manual by a Volvo service department.
> The problem we have is that the battery is drained completely after not
> driving the car for a week. We have a new battery (1 yr old), had the
> charging system checked at three different places (Volvo dealer and two
> independant service stations), and all three tell us that everything
> checks out fine. I checked the power draw when the car is parked with the
> ignition off and measured only a few milli amps, too low to drain a
> battery after only one week.
> The only potential source for using battery power could be the
> self-leveling shocks, but I assume that they should not work when the
> engine is nt running.
> Anyone any ideas, suggestions what else to check?

Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > PAG Vehicle Discussion > Volvo
Gear in this thread - Powered by O'Reilly Auto Parts

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome