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2005 VW Jetta 1.5 drain amps

The battery on my '05 Jetta was dead this Sunday. I called AAA and they said that the battery needed to be replaced. They replaced the battery and after the new battery was in it was saying that I had 1.5 drain amps. I took to my local garage and they couldn't find anything wrong with it, but doesn't there have to be a reason why this number is higher?
Can I hurt the car by not investigating further? Any suggestions?

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