Car Questions
RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

Battery died

(1990 Chevrolet Lumina)
in New York, NY on April 27, 2010
battery died when car is off something is draining the battery
Ask a Question
Displaying 1 answer & 0 comments
Popular Answer
on December 19, 2010
do you have a tereo or amp that is not being turned off when the key goes off
you could also have a bad voltage regulator charging the battery when running but running the bat voltage backwards thru the diodes in the alt regulator to ground
check after the car is cold and see if the alt is still warm,indicating a shorted voltage regulator/alternator
Sign in to reply
Get a repair estimate
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide.
Or interested in getting a repair? Find a Shop

Similar Questions

View answers to similar questions from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
Started by sputtering when i went over 30 mph. took it to the shop they changed the fuel pump, tank, filter. car star...
Hah, don't get me started with my 2004 durango. i've owned vehicle since 2006, never had any issue at all with truck...
Didn't find what you were looking for?