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Pull body1-2-3 fuses out draw goes away

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You have to find out what all is on those fuse's and isolate the circuits till you find the draw . Looking at a electrical distribution chart would help ! Free diagrams at
After entering vehicle info . under system click on electrical distribution , then under subsystem click on fuse panel . This will tell you what all that fuse power's up . Disconnect componets till draw goes away . Could be a bad BCM or some other module not powering down .

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