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Battery is draining dead every time I shut the car off. 2005…

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Battery is draining dead...

Battery is draining dead every time I shut the car off

Mechanic's Assistant: Did you test the battery with a voltmeter? And have you ever changed one before?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your VW?

2005 Jetta 2.5 sedan

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Sedan?

2005

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sedan yourself? What have you tried so far?

The hood sensor light was on when my hood was shut so I disconnected that. That’s all I’ve done so far

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: VW
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VW Mechanic: Jared D, ASE Certified Technician replied 8 months ago
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Good afternoon,

It's safe to assume you've load tested the battery right?

Do you want to do some amperage draw testing to pinpoint the cause of the draw?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I just want to know if this is a common issue. I don’t know how to test for that
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