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Flat battery 1996 diesel Cherokee. The battery keeps going flat when left for a week or so. I have checked with an ammeter and found current being drawn with the ignition switched off. If I remove the fuse marked '' fuse block'' , no current is drawn Any suggestion where to check next? Many thanks Karl

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  • pamsteve1 Jan 08, 2009

    if left for a couple a days a full battery will go flat . a check with multi meter shows a big draw but cant see any thing obvious. so will start pulling fuse to find where problem is,.steve

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Replace that fuse and start by removing fuses one by one from block, till draw disappears. Then, check that system for problems.
Don't forget: your alternator will always show up as a small draw.
Check accessories such as glovebox light first... Often, if box is not closing properly, it will kill the battery in a few days. Same goes for interior light delay!

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