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What would cause the battery to go dead after not starting a 1978 Nissan 280Z for 3 or 4 months?


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2011-09-13 17:55:03
2011-09-13 17:55:03

A battery will only hold a charge for so long withouit being started. Your best bet is if you know you aren't going to drive the car for awhile, go out and at least start the car and let it run for about 15 minutes, this will help the alternator charge the battery and keep it fresh. Also, you might want to check the battery cells and make sure the battery has enough liquid to generate and hold a charge. If the cells are low, use distilled water only to fill them.


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