Can leaving a car radio on drain battery?
Leaving a car radio on can drain the battery life from your vehicle. However, how long it takes for that to actually happen will depend on your car’s sound system and how much power it uses. Car radios generally don’t require a lot of power, but they do use some.
How long can I play car radio without draining battery?
But you don’t need to be. TOM: The radio uses a very small amount of current — maybe a couple of amps. That’s not enough to kill a battery that’s in good condition. As long as the battery is sound, he can play the radio for an hour or two at a time without doing any harm.
How do you fix a parasitic battery drain?
- Set to Amps DC – Pay Attention to Wire Leads.
- Remove Negative Cable.
- Negative Cable Removed.
- Remove Fuses.