2008 Jaguar XF Premium Luxury
Battery goes flat after standing for only a few days

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Peter
Driver
2 points

Problem added: Sep 28, 2020 (4 weeks ago)
Battery goes flat after standing for only a few days. New battery fitted but still same. Is something draining it? there's a lot of electrical/electronic stuff on this vehicle that uses battery power but the battery fitted is the correct one according to the RAC who came out to get me started.

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Car: Jaguar XF
Variant: Premium Luxury
Model Year: 2008
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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Peter
Driver
2 points

Sep 28, 2020 (4 weeks ago)
I mentioned it to a friend of mine although he's not a mechanic he's very knowledgeable about car faults and issues. He seemed to think it could be the alarm system that's constantly operating even though the vehicle is turned off. He also recommended I get a solar charger and leave it on the dashboard to help keep the battery topped up.
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bustedknuckles
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2,012 points

Sep 28, 2020 (4 weeks ago)
Definitely something is draining it,should last weeks with the alarm system on ,best to use a multimeter on amps and check for drain ,volt drop test
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