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The batery in my Firebird is slowly being drained. The alternator and battery are both ok. I did an amp test with all fuses I'm baffled. Is there a common issue with these cars?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    THIS IS NOT A COMMON ISSUE FAR FROM IT.

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No is not common on this type in particular but to check where the drain is coming from you would have to put the volt meter on the battery and remove one fuse at a time when you remove the fuse that would make the volts go up on the meter then on that line you would have to check but if you removed all of the fuses and you got no reaction on the volt meter then try disconnecting the alternator, starter and other accessory that has been added that normally would not be connected to the fuse block remember disconnect then check one item at a time when you disconnect were the problem is you'll get a reaction on the volt meter I hope this information is useful good luck

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