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by lerto
Wed Dec 06, 2006 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do you test for a draw on your car battery?
Replies: 14
Views: 3589

Must have hit send twice. Had 2 identical messages. Sorry. Thanks again
by lerto
Wed Dec 06, 2006 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do you test for a draw on your car battery?
Replies: 14
Views: 3589

OK, the 5A is for what is called the "IGN. OFF DRAW" (Inside the relay cover just says Batt Draw, but manual states the correct name above) And I can not explain it, as the 5A fuse is NOT blown, yet the draw on my battery is gone. I have hooked the meter up again and tested, and when I put the 20A i...
by lerto
Tue Dec 05, 2006 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do you test for a draw on your car battery?
Replies: 14
Views: 3589

Problem SOLVED!

Thanks everyone. The problem is solved! I appreciate the help. Turns out the problem was not in the fuse line but a direct problem (as was suggested here!) I used the 10A test and had a draw of .40 Then eliminated the starter, the alternator, clock with no change. Still .40 I then unplugged the last...
by lerto
Tue Dec 05, 2006 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do you test for a draw on your car battery?
Replies: 14
Views: 3589

Thanks

Thanks alot everyone. This is great advise. I am glad I came here. I have tried all above suggestions, and had charged battery to full charge with a benchtop charger before beginning. I went to do the milli amp test but when testing my meter first realized the fuse must be blown,(As I get OL in the ...
by lerto
Mon Dec 04, 2006 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do you test for a draw on your car battery?
Replies: 14
Views: 3589

How do you test for a draw on your car battery?

First let me say hello to all. I am new here and have been checking the site and love it. I apologize if this topic has been covered already, but I couldn;t find it. I have a 1993 Dodge Dakota. If I dont start it for 2 days, it wont start and the battery dies. I CANT REMEMBER HOW TO TEST FOR A DRAW ...