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What could cause . A severe voltage drain on the ignition citcuit of 96 maxima

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Hi Jesse I'm AL the owner of Big As Auto Repair in St Charles Mo

Jesse, almost always when there is a severe drain on the system its usually the alternator or starter. Here's what I need you to do: First take off the negative battery cable, then remove the big red wire at the back of the alternator, then hook the negative battery cable back up. NOTE: Using a voltmeter hook the red lead to the negative battery cable and hook the black lead on the other side of the vehicle on a good ground: Turn the meter too millivolts and it should read around -0- volts BUT if it read 1.3 you still have a draw on the system. Hook the red cable back up to the alternator and unhook the red cable from the starter and check the reading again, if its around -0- volts you have found your draw. If neither of these are the problem then I would suspect the amplifier because they cause a big drain as well, unplug the amp and recheck your reading. Please send your thoughts and family and friend to my website click here to check out my testimonials: http://www.bigasautorepair.com/

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