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Battery dies over night, blower motor stays running when the key

Did a draw test on the electrical and when the fuse for the power distrubtion is remove i have no draw at the battery

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    Scott Moore May 11, 2010

    what was the paracitic draw with all the fuses in?

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    the draw off battery is less than 100ma aND never changes when fuses are removed

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    My battery keeps running down in 8 hours. What is drawing the power from my battery and running it down



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I'm having this same exact problem. I made sure the blower was in the off position before I locked the door last night but now there's no power and I can't get in!! How did you get in your car with no power? I saw one recommendation to try and get under the hood and charge the battery with my portable but how am I supposed to open the hood if I can't get into the car?!?! UGH!!!!!!

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Need to do a draw test on individual components and also whether it is drawing from + or - side of the system.

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