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Old 01-18-2013, 02:25 AM   #1
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Dead Battery.......

Had a dead battery today..


This night I did some minor testing and found that there's (all of a sudden) a load of 160 mA on the battery after everthing is shutdown and locked (I even checked that the trunk light turns off)


This 5 - 10 times the load that should be there.


To hopefully save me some time tommorrow pulling fuses, I was wondering if anyone has had a similiar problem so I could start there..


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Old 01-18-2013, 07:14 PM   #2
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Solved.

The 160 mA or so drain is normal.

It was way lower today.

I was searching for this problem last night, and it seems it takes a couple of hours for the drain to reduce.


My problem was that the trunk was closed, but not latched. Thus the trunk light was on.
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Old 01-18-2013, 09:34 PM   #3
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Aha!

By the way, I've noticed that the trunk light on mine WILL shut off after time when the lid is open, less than your two hours I'm sure - but I never timed it!
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Wagon rear bay light does too, thinking tied to a timer chip.....maybe ten minutes?
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