Second opinion ) My car's welcome prompt would sound and...


Second opinion ) My car's welcome prompt would sound and then I'don't lose power steering (battery was boosted today) Mechanic's Assistant: When was the fluid last checked? Have you heard any whining noises while turning ...

Second opinion ) My car's welcome prompt would sound and then I'don't lose power steering (battery was boosted today) Mechanic's Assistant: When was the fluid last checked? Have you heard any whining noises while turning the wheel? Not sure it was ever checked (110km). No whining noases Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car? 2010 mazda 3 Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Mazda 3 yourself? What have you tried so far? Haven't tried anything yet. Fluid level is good but very discoloured (black) Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you? Vehicle rarely gets driven now with covid. I normally get out for a quick drive every two weeks and always requires a battery boost

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HI It is sitting 10 days or more at a time, the battery is likely draining due to inuse as there are many control modules that while they do go to sleep 5 minute after turning the ignition off, still have to some power for their retained memory circuit boards. below is a link to a battery tinder that would resolve this issue as it will monitor the battery voltage drop and charge as needed while it sits for long period of times https://www.amazon.com/Automotive-Battery-Automatic-Motorcycle-YONHAN/dp/B089VRXB2W/ref=sr\_1\_11?dchild=1&keywords=car+battery+tender&qid=1610597600&s=automotive&sr=1-11

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