2009 Saturn Vue hybrid battery drain

Asked by Jul 19, 2017 at 08:40 AM about the 2009 Saturn VUE Hybrid

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

12 volt battery drains over night, when
started charging system at 14.4 bolts. This
is a hybrid is the alternator going bad or
could it be auxiliary control module, or
something else. This just started two days
ago. Thanks

4 Answers

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if it charges at 14.4 V, the alternator is fine. If the battery drains overnight, it is probably old or you have a parasitic draw which is a circuit that is shorted and or drawing power from the battery when it is off. What is the voltage of the battery? How old is it?

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battery is around 6 months old when it's charged and holding its around 12.3 - 12.5v in morning around 9.5v.

257,425

you have a parasitic draw then, check youtube on how to do it yourself if your good with a multimeter

Thanks for your help Jeff

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