Q: What will make a battery drain quickly? It doesn't happen every day but it happens 2-3 days a week.

asked by on

Car was constantly having to be jumped/charged, I replaced the battery (2 month ago) Started again having to jump 1 a week, then 2-3 times a week, replaced the starter last weekend, had to jump it this Friday and today (monday). CHECKED all the lights, door closures, had battery starter and alternator checked, all fine. What else could it be? Have I missed something?
My car has an automatic transmission.

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. What will make a battery drain quickly? It doesn't happen every day but it happens 2-3 days a week.

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car making a thumping sound/vibration as I'm driving

There are a number of things that may cause this kind of thumping sound that may be consistent with speeding up and slowing down, but it sounds like you may have a wheel bearing that might be failing. A wheel...

Q: Flashing dashboard lights

The xeon type head lights will tend to flash or go dim and bright when they are going bad. Replace both front headlight bulbs at the same time. They will fail close to each other and one will be dimmer...

Q: Car sat for years, trouble starting - 1971 Nissan 240Z

Hello. It sounds like the fuel pump is bad or the fuel filter is clogged. It is also possible that there is a lot of water in your fuel system. Dry gas or sea foam will need to be used...

Related articles

Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...