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Maybe you might want to check to see if you have an issue with one of your electrical components constantly draining your battery (whether your vehicle is on or off). If you have not already, you may want to get your alternator and starter checked for shorts. If your battery is "new" and should be working fine, and you had technicians check your alternator ...
The battery is bad. You need to get a replacement ... the one you bought may still be under warranty, though probably pro-rated at this point. More than likely, your current battery has a bad cell in it which doesn't accept the charge it is supposed to. Since batteries are built with multiple cells configured to work in series, one cell is all it takes to ...
2 amps seems a bit much for a small glove comp light. I suggest using a multimeter and testing connections with the car off.
Put a cell phone with video recording 'on' in the glove box and close it to confirm if the light goes off. Measure amps on the battery and then start pulling fuses to see if you can determine the system causing the drain.
Check your battery and make sure it's not hot after driving around! I just had a battery fail on me last week by dropping a cell. It'd been weak for a little while, but still seemed to work. I started smelling something burning while driving and found that the battery was extremely hot (too hot to touch with bare hands) after a half hour of driving. It ...
A couple things: Starting the car with a low battery will not damage your engine, unless you're cranking it for several minutes. When was the last time you cleaned your batter terminals? If there's corrosion on them, clean them up. If this is the case, you can continue using your battery. Go to a local car parts store and have someone scan your car for ...
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