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2005 Subaru battery continues to die

I have a 2005 Outback sport. If I leave the car sitting for more than 2 days, the battery is dead. I have replaced the battery and the problem continues.

I have taken the car into the dealer and they said they didn’t see any problems with the electrical system.

I have a low jack system on it, and the only thing I can come up with is that the low jack is draining the battery. Any ideas on how to find/fix the problem.


You have a parasitic drain on the battery. Start by pulling the fuse for the low jack system and see if that stops the drain. Is the low jack system an aftermarket installed system? You will need to find a good mechanic to find the problem if pulling the fuse does not correct the situation. Finding a parasitic drain can be time consuming and the mechanic has to be dedicated to finding the fault.