On cold mornings, my battery icon is red and the battery charging indicator is below 14. Why?

Asked by Jan 02, 2015 at 07:27 PM about the 2003 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LT 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It just started the past few days. When I turn the car on, the icon for the battery is
showing up red.  And the battery charge needle indicator is below 14 (middle) position.

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You have something pulling current somewhere

But the car is off. I do not put headlights on until car is started. How do I check if I have something pulling current?

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