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Juan Crespo, ASE Certified Technician
Category: GM
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Experience:  A.S.E. Master Technician, Advanced Level, Emissions - Asian, Domestic, & European
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After it sets for two days the battery is low it will not

Customer Question

after it sets for two days the battery is low it will not start and it states on DIC battery saver active
JA: How old is the battery? And have you tested it with a voltmeter?
Customer: new battery it is the second one in two years.
JA: What is the model/year of your GM?
Customer: 2008 GMC Acadia SLT-2
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I hope to fix it myself, but I have not checked anything as of now.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: NO not at this time
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: GM
Expert:  Juan Crespo replied 2 months ago.

Hi there.

When the Battery Saver Active message appears on your driver information center (DIC), that means that your battery has a low charge, and your vehicle is shutting off certain systems that may drain the battery. Have your electrical system checked for parasitic draws.