Your battery may have a bad cell � have your local auto parts store �test� the battery for �load� � most do this for free; If you find the only one that wants to charge, go somewhere else. If it is not the battery then you have an overnight power drain. A light staying on, the radar detector plugged in, the DVD player plugged in, the Cell phone charger plugged in. Anyone can find the easy fixes, the hard ones are just that. These types of drains can normally only be found with an AMP meter and by going through every base circuit in the van to find what is drawing power and then determining what should not be drawing power. � To imagine the complication in this procedure, imagine you�re the water company, and someone has a leaking faucet, and you need to know who it is. So, you turn off everyone�s water and then turn them back on, one at a time until you find the one pipe that shows someone using water. Then you follow that pipe to the block it supplies, then go door to door � ETC � This is best left to someone who knows car electrical systems. A 1998 AWD ASTRO - My battery was sometimes dead. Dealer reported finding no problems. By chance, I discovered excess grease in passenger window lift track penetrated and shorts the electronic window lift motor - A warm day, at night grease gells by morning the battery would be dead.
Either the battery has a dead cell, which will require you to replace it, or something is on pulling power from the battery. Disconnect the negative cable and leave it off overnight. If the battery is dead the next morning the battery is defective. If not, then find out what is pulling power from the battery. Ignition switch may be defective.
Dead cell in battery or something is on pulling power from the battery. Disconnect the negative battery cable overnight with the battery fully charged (12.6 volts). If the battery is dead the next morning it has a dead cell and needs replacing. If however the battery is still fully charged then a light is on somewhere or a relay is stuck closed.
Poor cable connection at your battery , or dead battery - anybody else have any suggestions (Helpfull)
Your battery might be dead or very close to dead. If the interior lights come on but go dim when you try to start then the battery is probably dead. Otherwise, get a new starter.
Check your battery, it can be weak or dead. If the battery seems fine, your alternator may be weak or needs replaced.
Something is causing a drain on the battery even with the vehicle off and nothing turned on. A good mechanic can do a drain test on the battery to see what may be draining the charge. A dead cell in the battery itself will also cause the battery to go dead. Disconnect the negative battery cable overnight and if the battery is dead the next morning it has a dead cell and must be replaced. If not look for a light that is on or a relay that is stuck.
could be a dead cell in battery if battery ic over 4 yeare old is probably battery
I would say a dead battery.
Either the battery has a dead cell, which will normally drain it overnight, or something is on pulling power from the battery. If the battery has a dead cell it will have to be replaced. The easiest way to determine this is to fully charge the battery and then disconnect the negative cable overnight. If the battery is dead in the morning it has a dead cell. You may not even be able to charge it with a dead cell. If the battery is still fully charged the next morning then you have another problem. Check all the lights on the vehicle. Under hood, trunk, dome, curtorsey, glove box, etc. One of them may be staying on. Also check your brake lights. If you find no lights are on then you may have a relay that is sticking. Can be power windows, locks, seat, etc.
I have a 3 year old who was always turning on the back reading lights. Then the next morning I would come out to a dead battery. I just removed the bulbs for a short term fix and will replace them when she gets older.
It can be a dead cell in the battery causing the drain. Disconnect the negative battery cable overnight. If the battery is dead the next morning it has a dead cell and needs replacing. It can also be any light that is staying on overnight. Under hood, trunk, glove box, dome light, etc. It can also be a relay that is stuck.
A battery that will not hold a charge is normally caused by a dead cell in the battery itself. The only fix is to replace the battery. To know for sure that something is not pulling power from the battery overnight simply fully charge the battery and then disconnect the negative battery cable overnight. Connect it up the next morning and if the battery is dead then the battery has a dead cell and needs replacing. If the battery is still fully charge then look for a parasitic drain on the battery. Any light that is staying on. Under hood, glove box, courtesy, brake, backup, any light. Can also be a relay that is stuck. To check the alternator connect a multimeter set to the 20 volt DC scale. You should get a reading of 13.5 to 15.5 volts with the engine running at idle.
Maby because it dosent have any gas in it, or because the battery is dead.
A good possibility would be a dead battery.
It could be that the battery is dead or your starter is bad.
Dead Battery was created in 2000.
Either your battery is dead, or your alternator has failed.
A dead cell in the battery, any light on the vehicle that is pulling power from the battery, or a stuck relay. Check all the lights on the vehicle including the brake lights to make sure they are not on after you shut the vehicle down. To see if you have a dead cell in the battery, disconnect the negative battery cable overnight. If the battery is dead the next morning then the battery has a dead cell and must be replaced. If not then start looking for a light that is on or a relay that is stuck closed. Can be a power window, power seat, power door lock, or fuel pump relay.
When your phone is going dead, keep it on until it shuts off. Then charge your phone overnight leave it in until morning. That helps the battery on your phone.
Is it a problem of the battery goes dead or does it crank but not catch? If the battery is going dead over time perhaps you need to check the battery and/or alternator. If it's cranking but not starting, check the computer codes.
Dead cell in the battery or some light is on pulling power from the battery. A stuck relay can also run the battery down.
that means your battery will be dead in the morning
get a new alternator and battery
check the voltage regulator
Alternator is defective, dead cell in the battery, or something is on pulling power from the battery.