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Anyone got any ideas about this;
Every morning my 1995 Caravelle T5 has a dead battery. The battery is only 2 years old and a top spec (Varta). Tested several times recently and is good as new. Alternator also good as new when tested yesterday - charging perfectly. Car electrics specialist says there is also no discharge when the ignition is off. Starts on the button when jumped every time. Not usually locked at night. If left on trickle charge it starts OK, but after a 40 mile run and overnight parking again, dead as a dodo. There is a DVD player installed, but the electician checked the wiring on this and it is fine. Any ideas????:confused:
 

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Anyone got any ideas about this;
Every morning my 1995 Caravelle T5 has a dead battery. The battery is only 2 years old and a top spec (Varta). Tested several times recently and is good as new. Alternator also good as new when tested yesterday - charging perfectly. Car electrics specialist says there is also no discharge when the ignition is off. Starts on the button when jumped every time. Not usually locked at night. If left on trickle charge it starts OK, but after a 40 mile run and overnight parking again, dead as a dodo. There is a DVD player installed, but the electician checked the wiring on this and it is fine. Any ideas????:confused:
I installed both a double din head unit and a pop out single din one......both drained the battery for some reason. I've read somewhere that you have to swap a couple of the live wires over to prevent this, but hopefully someone here will be able to provide better advice on that subject.

I was finally forced to revert back to the original head unit and battery has been fine ever since.

Hope that helps

Craig
 
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