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Experience:  17 years Shop Owner /Technician. 27 years experience,
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Battery is dead, New battery it sat for 10 days, Ferrari

Customer Question

Battery is dead
JA: Did you test the battery with a voltmeter? And have you ever changed one before?
Customer: New battery it sat for 10 days
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: Ferrari f430
JA: What year is your F430?
Customer: 2008
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes, I tried plugging the car in
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Nope
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Greg replied 2 months ago.

Its possible that after 10 days the battery is flat ,but this depends on the age of the battery .

If battery is new you may have a little battery draw in the system .you need to check how many amps are being drawn from the system anything over Ma will drain a battery in 3 weeks but if only 60% charged we are talking about a few weeks .so all depends on your battery .

First you need to check what the actual battery drain is when the ignition is off and after 30 minute wait .

Have this checked by an electrician.

But two weeks i would say just an old or weak battery have battery tender fitted for when you have the car stored for over 1 week..

This tender will keep your battery alive for a long time .

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