2015 Vauxhall Corsa 1.4
New battery fitted, alternator works fine but battery won't keep its charge, battery checked as ok so something is draining the power

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Darren Kelly
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Nov 21, 2020 (1 week ago)
Found battery dead, had new battery fitted, same happened within a week, changed battery to larger one, same thing happens, battery is dead by the morning

Car details
Car: Vauxhall Corsa
Variant: 1.4
Model Year: 2015
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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whittingehame
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Nov 21, 2020 (1 week ago)
You will need to check for a parasitic drain .
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whittingehame
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Nov 21, 2020 (1 week ago)
Also LOAD test alternator .
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bustedknuckles
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2,162 points

Nov 23, 2020 (1 week ago)
Does seem that somethings draining it if going flat overnight as above check for current drain
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Darren Kelly
Driver
1 points

Nov 23, 2020 (1 week ago)
Thanks for the replies, any idea how or where to look for a drain? I guessed it may be a short somewhere but where to start? My daughter is going nuts as she can't get it repaired and being the dad I'm feeling it big time! 😆
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whittingehame
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Nov 23, 2020 (1 week ago)
Here is an example of how to check ,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KF1gijj03_0&feature=emb_logo
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Darren Kelly
Driver
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Nov 24, 2020 (1 week ago)
Thats great, thanks! I'll let u know how i get on
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