Originally Posted by markwb
Paul, if the battery wasn't in full state of chrge when disconnected it may have discharged as Archon eluded to. I would rule out parasitic drain also. Dormant batteries have a tendency to discharge naturally. How long was it disconnected?
well it was a new battery but when i got it there was no charge in it at all
it was fully charged as we thought then put on the car and taken on a 120 mile trip
then left for a week then started all okay ,then left for another week and had gone flat