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      10-30-2017, 06:08 PM   #1
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"battery discharging when stopped"

Got this message this a.m. after not driving for 3 days. When I got to work 22 miles later and turned car off its said recharge battery. Everything is working fine, no clock issues or any other issues yet.

Tickle charging now, will see what happens. I left car for two weeks last month
and came back no issues.

Car battery is original and is 5 years old so probably due.

Secret Menu says voltage while driving was 14.5-14.7 so I think the alternator is working
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Secret menu?
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Reset the battery? Hopefully, that may clear whatever is causing the power drain.

I just went through this but it turned out that my comfort access was acting up and I needed to replace one door handle.
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Derboy: Turn car on, hold mileage reset button down until menu changes, scroll to unlock, hold down till numbers appear, add up last 5 of your vin, and push to that number. Now go back to unlock and hold, will give you various options including voltage.

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I hooked up charger last night, it finally turned green this a.m., no longer giving me warnings
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I had this exact problem last week and went to dealer and needed a new battery. they said it was so weak they couldn't even do the computer update that it was in for as well.
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Well after the recharge and driving everyday but one no issues.
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