Q: Battery drain due to oil pressure light after engine is switched off.

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My car battery is draining quickly. I see oil pressure light on the dashboard when my engine is turned off. I think this is the cause, because i see my battery not discharging when terminal is removed overnight. I asked so many mechanics, but could repair it. Could you help in what can be done.

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My car has 147000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there. The oil pressure light alone would not cause the battery to quickly drain. It may be, a faulty ignition switch or faulty ignition relay. The electrical draw on the battery really needs to be properly diagnosed to avoid unnecessary repairs. I recommend having your vehicle’s battery drain be diagnosed and repaired by a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic.

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