All the sudden different lights would stay on

Asked by Jan 05, 2015 at 02:43 PM about the 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 500 SL1 Sport

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I don't drive car a lot, the car tries to turn over but something is draining the battery.  i can
jump start one time in morning and it will work all day. dead next day.  THANKS FOR
HELP

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I'm guessing that your battery is probably quite old. If the battery is over 5 years old and you are not driving everyday, the clock and other electrical equipment will drain it fairly quickly. If old, replace. If battery is new, drive to your local Autozone and have them test your alternator. It may be bad and not charging your battery.

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