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Old 10-24-2009
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Give me help.

So a while ago i posted about my ohc install and crap. that all works fine. but then apon reinstalling my radio bezel i've had some battery problems.

i just couldn't keep the charge if i didn't drive it like everyday. 1 day sitting in the driveway = dead battery.

i've pulled the fuses out of all the stuff i don't need in the dash, radio/cig/12v

and still problems.

i charged it up a bit today and pulled out the battery and put it in the garage. it was @ 11.63 Volts at 3:15 ( wasn't fully charged up)

i came home at 4:05 and it was at 10.85 Volts.

i have an optima redtop that was purchased in September of this year, so hardly a month old.

what do you suggest i do?
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Does the OHC turn off when you turn off the ignition? Sounds to me like something was hooked up to constant power, which means it is not turning off.
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i said everything works fine there.

now after sitting its only dropped to 10.77 after 5 hours.
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Old 10-25-2009
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You'll need to put the battery on a charger and fully charged it. Then have it load tested before making any call on its condition. The static readings your getting on a partially charged battery can not be used to determine its overall condition
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