Battery draining

Asked by Jan 31, 2019 at 09:23 PM about the 2005 Saab 9-5 Arc 2.3T

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car started with a boost. But when I
turn it off, an hour later, it did not start
again. I replaced the battery 2 months
ago. What else could be draining the

3 Answers


Could be alternator diode or a parasitic draw from one of your accessories. If you have any aftermarket electrical products on the car that is a possibility as well. Good Luck!




Internal (inside car temp) little black holes next to enstar stay on sometimes, these parts are easy to pull out with screw driver and air spray clean

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