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Check CD error after battery drain on Mazda 2 from 2008. The CD that has been inserted when the battery drained works perfectly fine. No other CD can be read. Help?
Rip it out and dump it ,fit a new one that reads a SD card and USB and dont bother with a cd player
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
try disconecting the battery and leave it for a few minutes then reconect it and try the code i hope this can solve your problem
Posted on Sep 06, 2008
if i remember right if the battery light and check engine light is on, your alternators may be bad. your battery may just have enough to keep it running for a minute or so. you can take it out and get it tested at a auto parts store. or try charging your battery for awhile and see if it stays on longer. if this is completely wrong let me know
Posted on Apr 08, 2009
SOURCE: how to reset check engine light
first go to autozone or your local parts place for a free scan, fix whatever that it is thats wrong(which Im assuming you did) then have them reset it with the scan tool, And its free
Posted on May 27, 2009
it would take about 350 hours to kill your battery at 200 ma leakage .. between the computer, radio and anything else that has "keep alive" conditions .. i would think 200ma is maybe on the high side of normal .. to kill the battery in 2 days would require a continuous drain of more than 1.5 amps .. that would be about what the trunk light or under hood light would draw .. make sure those are going off .... alternator diodes can have leakage thats very high .. of course if you are measuring the leakage current right at the battery connector then all leakage sources should be included in the reading .. if its only 200ma then you might have a bad battery (low on water or sulfated) .. Pb acid batteries are easily ruined by leaving them discharged for a while .. and the maintainence free types can only handle a few deep discharges .. .
Posted on Jul 13, 2009
Was this mechcanic certified? It sounds like your altenator has a weak diode or regulator instead if the car does start every day. To see if you have a bad diode take a volt meter and set it to the DC switch for direct current. Have the red probe to red (POSITIVE) and black on black (NEGATIVE) It sould give you a reading of 13.5 volts when the engine is running. If not switch the red wire from the meter to the black (Negagtive) on the batteryand the black wire from the volt meter to the red (Positive) to the battery. If you get the same reading when inverting the wires you have a bad diode. A diode only lets current flow one direction. If it shows flowing both ways it will under charge your battery causing it to die out
Posted on Jan 23, 2010
Testimonial: "You asked me if it was mechanic certified? What does that mean? I don't have a voltage meter at home. Is Dealership responsible for this? Thanks"
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