Question about Volkswagen Beetle
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
You will be able to help diagnose the problem by pulling fuses. Take a volt meter and put it to oms. Disconnect the positive battery cable. Put one end on the positive battery termanal and the other on the cable. Note the oms. Now, pull one fuze at a time until the oms drop considerably lower than before you pulled the fuzes. Thats the system that is drawing the power. Once you know the system you can track it down further. It could also be your altrenator. Disconnect it too and measure the oms before and after. take your time and do one system at a time noting the oms before and the oms after. My quickest guess it it is either your altrenator or your radio. Please note, you will have some "draw" no matter what because your clock radio or door lights will draw power. If you want to see this, test the oms with the doors closed and then test with the door open. The oms number will be higher with the door open.
If you don't have a volt meter, you can always test one fuze at a time over night. That would take considerably longer tho.
Posted on Dec 07, 2010
parasitic draw should remain at 50 milli amps or less or .05 amps this needs to be checked with an amp meter with the battery terminal disconnected and the power drain going through the amp meter keep in mind the circuits your testing may take up to an hour or two to fully go to sleep there is no easy way to test these multi circuits it takes years experience to troubleshoot these
Posted on Nov 15, 2013
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