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I went out to start my Levante this afternoon and it was Dead. key fobs wouldnt work, no lights My "M" was Deader then a door nail. last time driven last night around 7pm. nothing was left on, nothing was plugged in and no doors were were left open. we were able to jump start it and it started right back up. Anyone else have this issue. we are buying a battery starter to keep in the car in case this leaves me stranded somewhere.
 

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Hi Jera, yes, I have had this problem twice! First time was when notified by my tracker station that the battery was flat! RAC (UK) got it started and as I thought it was a one off I didn't report it to the dealer.
Second time was about 4 weeks from the first and similar notification from tracker station. This time I had the car taken back to the dealer to check out. They concluded that all was fine with the battery and they could not find any system that was draining the battery.
The dealer commented that there could be an issue with the easy entry/exit system and suggested that i switch this option off (where the car lowers when you park up). This has not been confirmed by Maserati so all rather unsatisfactory I'm afraid.
I suggest you let your dealer know as this will help record the issue even if they don't know what it is yet.
 

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Definitely contact the dealership, like mentioned above, it's good to have it on record. They have to be able to do some sort of battery leak test that'll provide some sort of insight.
 

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My Levante is only 2 months old and roadside has had to give me a jump start twice. I have a service appointment with the dealer on Monday. I haven't driven the car since the last time it was jump started 3 days ago but tonight I decided to try to start the engine just out of curiosity and its dead again. This is so frustrating!
 

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I did had the same issue with my 2 month old levante s, but mine started to have a battery problem after they changed two front parking sensors, for two weeks I drove it daily and every night the battery would be dead next morning i hade to drive it in a road trip around 750 km to the dealership after they had it for a week they said there was no problem what so ever with the car and now it is working fine magically * knock on the wood *
 

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Maybe they put it on a trickle charger just to be safe and that managed to do the trick to replenish the battery properly?
 

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Could even be something simple as bad battery connection after installing the sensors. The amount of problems something as simple as that can cause would amaze a lot of people. Always helps to start with the easiest things first.
 

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Well the battery was dead this morning again, for real im starting to hate the car I owned it for 2 months and 3 weeks of this period was in the dealership and now im considering selling it
 

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Phone charger? Stereo freezes?

Wondering if it could be related to the ongoing computer issues. I think there some sort of electrical disorder. My stereo freezes every other day when I have my phone plugged in. In my old BMW X5 I had the same battery drainage issue and I discovered that if I unplugged my phone charge before exiting the car, it stopped draining my battery.
 

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I got my Levante about two months ago, woke up to drive to work this morning (Aug 7t)... the battery was completely dead, got it charging right now and will be taking it in to the dealer. Drove it yesterday to get it washed, worked fine. Any solution/causes from other members that had this happen?
 

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Not sure if this is happening on the Levante's but my Rover had an issue with my iPhone not releasing the Bluetooth connection. I keep my phone on the counter near the garage door, so it would keep the vehicle "awake" and would end up draining the battery. With the Levante, I haven't had any battery issues so far but will keep note of anything that pops-up.

On a side note, I think dealers are going to state " they can't find a problem, or it's working as designed" when they really don't' know how to diagnose, or what the issue may be. They'd hopefully at least open a case with Maserati Engineering to get feedback on the issue, I'd hope. Obviously dead batteries are not "working as designed."
 

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I went out to start my Levante this afternoon and it was Dead. key fobs wouldnt work, no lights My "M" was Deader then a door nail. last time driven last night around 7pm. nothing was left on, nothing was plugged in and no doors were were left open. we were able to jump start it and it started right back up. Anyone else have this issue. we are buying a battery starter to keep in the car in case this leaves me stranded somewhere.
When did you get it? How long was it on the showroom floor (was it?).
 

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I got my Levante about two months ago, woke up to drive to work this morning (Aug 7t)... the battery was completely dead, got it charging right now and will be taking it in to the dealer. Drove it yesterday to get it washed, worked fine. Any solution/causes from other members that had this happen?
Update - Took it to the dealer, there were several updates/recalls to be done, one being something with the ignition programming. They found no issue with the battery/charging system. Went on a two week vacation (Aug 18 - Sep 5), car was in the garage, started right up when I got back...hopefully the issue is gone!!!
 

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I had same problem. It was the air suspension power leak. Reprogrammed and not face any issues since. Had a 6 days vacation and back with starting problems.
 

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This happened to me today!! Its pissed me off that Maserati is not doing anything about this issue. No loaners available have to rent my own car. I doubt Maserati will be around in the next 5 years in the USA. Their service advisors are useless and very argumentative. Roadside assistance is a joke!! Getting an X6M or GLE 63s and saying goodbye and good riddance to Maserati
 

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I guess it is my turn for this problem. At 6001 miles my Levante is dead. It is very disturbing as I expected that Maserati would have had this issue resolved. I had my Levante S since the end of September 2017. The car was perfect and after parking it in the garage overnight, the dashboard was flickering and the doors would not close (windows didn't lower properly due to the electrical system being out). A routine jump did not solve the problem. I had read this thread before I purchased, but had hoped that this issue was resolved. I should have been worried when 3 days ago I had to make an annual maintenance service appointment 4 months into the ownership of the car. One would think that the car would have been fully serviced before delivery.
 

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AAA jump started the car. Battery was registering 7.5 volts. Don't know if Maserati has a faulty batch of batteries or something else is at fault (updates that were never done?). About 3 - 5 days ago the voltage reading in the SUV was 12.9 volts. Debating weather to drive the SUV to the dealership or turn the vehicle off again and get a battery charger. It appears to be a LEAD ACID BATTERY instead of a lithium battery so charging is an option.
 

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Dealer checked the car and stated that all updates were already applied. Stated that the battery was fine. He thought a light was left on. Bottom line there was no explanation for the problem. I'll just have to see if this happens again. Oh well.
 

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Upon picking up the vehicle, the service manager did state that there was an update to the air suspension. He did not state that this was a probable cause to the problem, but we will see. At least I feel something that could be that cause of a dead battery was updated.
 

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I had this problem, Maserati Assist came out about 5 times ...they took it to the garage in the end. The ECU was updated re-flashed and the battery swapped. The patrol man first put an ammeter on the battery and measured how close I had to be with the key fob to get it firing up. Turns out the car systems starts firing up and drawing about 28 amps when I was about 15 feet away from the car, expecting it was about to drive off. I was working in the garden with my fob in my pocket constantly walking near the car and must have drained it that way. It took them two weeks to sort it though, and then another 3 weeks to sort out a delivery dent in the roof..
So now I leave the key as far away from the car as possible when I get home, and employ a gardener... I am bit concerned though about attending polo matches this summer where we tend to sit with the car nearby. maybe an excuse to seek out the bar.
Since having a new battery and being careful its been fine ever since. I love the Levante for its mile eating ability and comfort on the UK Roads. Looking to upgrade to a Petrol S, as they weren't available when I bought it.
 
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