What would deplete the battery after its been fully charged after 2 days of sitting without starting it?

Asked by Nov 11, 2015 at 01:47 PM about the 1994 Chevrolet C/K 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

# days ago, my trucks battery was fully charged..  Today I go to start it and let
it run and the battery is dead..  Im not sure where to start..  Any suggestions?

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could be a dead/bad cell in the battery... when charged again to max..load test it first...if ok then look for a draw...pull 1 fuse at a time if the voltage reads more than .5 to 12 volts with everything off.. but i would guess the battery is bad...even after you charge it..

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Did you leave anything plugged into the cigarette lighter socket?

No, all the power was off, nothing plugged into the cigarette plug.

The battery also is 1 year old.. baught last year..

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