I am sad a 2005 cts v6 will not start 3 batteries later and when I cut it off it will not restart add the anti-theft system keeps the key very sad and lost

Asked by Feb 13, 2018 at 07:57 PM about the 2005 Cadillac CTS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2005 cts battery drains for no apparent reason

9 Answers

172,045

You probably have a parasitic battery drain. Look it up on the web or Youtube.

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Thanks...do you know if 'Parasitic Battery Drain' can it be resolved/repaired?

172,045

First you find what is draining the battery and then you fix it. Your description of the problem is vague but perhaps the problem is a bad ignition switch.

We have no idea what can completely collapse a battery in a mater of minutes..i had a brand new alternator placed and still it's drained go figure...

172,045

A major drain would be required to kill a battery in minutes which would probably be easy to find. If you are not good with electrical stuff have a pro take a look.

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Thanks I'll take it to a dealer.

172,045

An independent shop will save you a lot of money but if you are loaded take it to the dealer.

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Yes but shouldn't the dealers have seen this Parasitic Drain before definitely not loaded!

172,045

It is your choice. Good luck. Dealers will charge you something like $120 a hour or more.

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