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Old 05-31-2010, 12:42 AM   #1
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I have this 94 buick regal custom 3.8. The battery is totally dead after sitting in packing through the weekend. It happened last weekend. I had it jumped and drove the whole week daily to and from work without problem. It is dead this weekend again and I checked everything, lights, radio, to make sure they are off. What could be the problem? The car has about 137K miles on it. Thanks.
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Things like the leveling system can stick on and drain the battery, as well as after market alarms. To help track it down I say pull a fuse or two when you park it for the weekend. If the battery is not dead, you have narrowed it down to that system. Then it'* a mater of checking the wires in that system. Things like relays can stick and drain as well.
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Thanks for the reply. What'* the leveling system? And also could it be the alternator?
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Some cars come with a automatic ride level.

I don't suspect the alternator because you said it stays charged all week, but dies on the weekend when the car is parked longer. This tells me something keeps draining.
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I will do more research on automatic ride level. Thanks.
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