2000 galant keeps draining battery bought new battery had charging system checked and is working what is wrong with my car? Im elderly and disabled my son looked at it and he can't figure it out eithe

Asked by Urraco_572 Feb 23, 2017 at 07:11 PM about the 2000 Mitsubishi Galant

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Nothing was left on to drain battery charging
system was checked and is good but if I get
a jump it will start but acts funny low idle
(drive with two feet to keep it running)and is
an automatic so no need for two feet driving
please help dont know what to do

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It may be running like that due to the battery being low. It needs to be charged back up. So there is what is called a parasitic draw on the battery. You may have to take it into a shop to be looked at.

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