Car sits for 3-4 days and is dead ..

Old 01-28-2019, 03:31 PM
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Hey guys, my '01 CL-S has a strange issue. I work from home, and have for the past 5-6 years, so I don't drive much. But I try to at least start the car for 20 minutes, or take it out on an errand, every couple of days. However, for the past few years, the car has been dying every 3-4 days, regardless of outdoor temperature, for reasons I cannot figure out. I bought a new battery about 14 months ago and that masked the problem (thought it was fixed!) for about 6 months but the underlying issue remains.

I have tried pulling fuses under the hood (4-5 at a time) and on the driver side to try and identify the parasitic draw but I have yet to find the issue . I am moving to the passenger side but thought I'd ask here - any other recommendations or thoughts on this issue?

The alternator was rehabbed about 3 years ago and seems to be charging the battery fine since I can run the car 20 minutes, stop it, and start it up without any issue.
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