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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-19-2017, 04:20 PM Thread Starter
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2015 battery/ power issues

I have a 2015 that about a month ago would not start due to a drained battery (we left a cooler plugged in for a couple hours) i jumped it and it has been fine until today.

Nothing was left on at all but this morning is was dead, battery drained again.. i have heard there may be issues with the parking sensors or the radio but cant confirm this?

anyone have any thoughts? i appreciate the help.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-24-2017, 01:52 AM
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I have a 2010, we went camping and my son left his iPhone to charge overnight with out telling us. Next morning the traverse went into battery saver mode and we could bearly start it, and when it finally started it had reduced features( radio stayed off , and interior lights didn't work) we drove it a few km into town and back and it said battery sufficiently charged. It might need a good reason n t charge it.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-24-2017, 11:29 AM
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It was 2009 or 2010 models that had the parking sensor/radio issues.
And it had to be a certain model radio.
THe issue was backing in or parking in such a way that the sensors sensed something- and you parked- and they remained on-- never shut down....

The fix was a software patch.

In your case.... what are your driving habits?
If you do daily short drives... then you may not be allowing the battery to fully charge-- before you ask it to do more cranking- radio- seats etc....

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-24-2017, 11:38 AM
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If it's been a month, I'd think the battery would have had time to charge by now.

I suspect you killed the battery, it bounced back a bit, but is now toast.

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