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Old 07-16-2014, 12:52 PM   #1
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Had to leave my SVT sitting for a month Should I expect a dead battery?

I had to leave my SVT at the Airport for 29 days. I will be picking it up in about two weeks. I normally disconnect the battery on my vehicles that need to sit. I didn't in this case, because I don't know if it will scramble the radio, or upset some kind of security.

Should expect the battery to be flat when I get back to it?

Is it practical to disconnect the battery on these when they sit?


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Old 07-16-2014, 12:57 PM   #2
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Fwiw mine sat for a month and started right up. Ymmv. Depends on the condition of your battery and whatever drains your car places on it.
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what arksvt said,

but instead of asking , just give it a crank bro, it takes less time to try and start her up, then it does to log in and post here, or maybe you already having start problems and trying to find out why ???????
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what arksvt said,

but instead of asking , just give it a crank bro, it takes less time to try and start her up, then it does to log in and post here, or maybe you already having start problems and trying to find out why ???????
Like I said. I left it at the airport, and I will be picking it up in a couple weeks. It takes two weeks for those two weeks to go by. If I could just go crank it up, it wouldn't be sitting for a month.
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Chuckle

Should be OK, I've only had trouble with a similar long sit when the battery was old & I left an accessory plugged in.

Pulling the negative won't affect security, might loose radio channels with a long sit & the ECU would be relearning for a bit.

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Like I said. I left it at the airport, and I will be picking it up in a couple weeks. It takes two weeks for those two weeks to go by. If I could just go crank it up, it wouldn't be sitting for a month.
my bad, did not read your post properly bro, apologies
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