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Where is the fuse for the power door lock

Where is the fuse for the power lock , it is draining the battery right now I want to pull that fuse off. The car is SW 2 1996, the format on this site wont let me put that down,

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Battery drain, fuse #12 in 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee

On the 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee the # 15 fuse is the IOD circuit. (Ignition Off Drain) The # 12 fuse is the power windows. Both fuses are 50 amp.

This IOD fuse #15 powers the distribution box that contains the 50 amp fuse. Pull each fuse in the under hood.

Pull each fuse in the under dash. Check for on the passenger side floor is an additional fuse panel.

Before going to far suggest at night checking for any lights lit. The draw is about right for a small light bulb.

Typical draw for parked car is around 100 milliamps

Suggest that you disconnect power to the car for several minutes. Reconnect the battery. The object is to reset the body electronics module.

If the computers in the modules get a glitch they can cause a drain. By cycling the power, disconnecting battery, they will reset to factory settings. Reported it can take up to 20 minutes for the circuits to drain before you can reset!.

26255032-5gjksekvxmweb1huyds5yay0-2-2.jpg The Jeeps have several modules that can cause a drain
Jeep Grand Cherokee WJ Electronic Control Modules

the following web site does a great job of explaining all that is going on. What appears to be simple to troubleshoot is not so easy. He comments about delay before sleep are important. Testing after overnight may result in a different drain rate. Make sure that your battery meets specifications. In 2000 the drain rate may be relatively high and the reserve capacity of your battery low.
Hope this helps?

Aug 08, 2016 | 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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2003 jeep sports liberty door locks clicking draining battery

AAA guys dont fix car, they rescue them....
the door lock system is broken
you have 2 choices. may be 3
  1. Take it to any ASE mech, and he fixes,it.
  2. Get the FSM from JEEP open the page on DOORS, and do the tests shown there.
  3. Using SAME FSM defeat the DOOR system. using keys.
#3 may just be a fuse pull, ill look that up now for you. ....lets see...
what id do.
id check all fuse first for blown, with an ohmmeter, 0=good, infinity = bad.
then id pull all the door relays. in the main junction box.
is the battery drain gone (i use and ammeter to find that truth)
THE BCM (body control module ) runs the locks, so you can just
pull its fuses.. or other things die.

keep in mind that door locks are alive , keys in pocket.
so that begs the question, is the BCM messing up (or relays stuck)
or is the BCM being told to open a door, full time ?
id connect any scan tool to the OBD2 conn. and see if there are fault codes. (like relay stuck door, etc)
stuck switch for doors."called door lock switch mux" by Jeep.
The BCM has many relay that it controls, pull them all and see
which one is causing the DRAIN, key off
and work backwards from there.
the BCM has RKE data line, this is the remote key receiver.
if it goes nuts it might seen door commands to the BCM full time.
so unplug it, to see if the commands end.
its called the RKEM (m for module)

the problem focus is the BCM is the brain that runs it all.
it has inputs and outputs.
the brain (processor) can have a bad input (switch or RKE)
or the output can stick (prime target door relays)
that is it .
i cant find the JB B+ hot feed, drawing, there are over 50 pages on this JB. a real FSM would win here. to find the door power actual feed .
such is life, in newer complex cars....
login to
see that.

Mar 10, 2014 | Jeep Liberty Cars & Trucks

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.2 amp draw, battery drains in two days/1998 jeep grand cherokee ?

battery drain could be ECM, RADIO, DOOR LOCKS,HVAC POWER MODULE.

Oct 31, 2012 | 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Pull your fuses one by one until the power drain stops. Also relays contacts could be melted together

Dec 17, 2011 | 2001 Ford Taurus

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1999 Taurus SE - something is draining my battery. What is acceptable power consumption when car is turned off and locked? *No alarm

You shouldn't have anymore than 100 mA draining with all the doors closed and lights off. If you do, try pulling fuses one at a time with your ammeter connected and see which circuit kills the drain. This should give you an idea where to look.

Apr 03, 2011 | 1999 Ford Taurus

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My battery goes dead every week in my 2005 Hyundai Tucson. I have a drain somewhere and the dealer can't find it. Thanks for any help.

This seams to be a common problem with these. There was a problem on some Tucsons with a mis-aligned underhood switch that is connected to the alarm/security system. If it is misaligned, the security system is constantly drawing power but there are no outward signs that is doing so. Worth a look! :)
Also it could be the Radio . Those radios are known to drain batteries.
Also i have heard the door locks are a culprit.
I would check all three.
First i would pull the fuse for the radio and see what happens see if the battery gets drained still. if it doesn't get drained? Cool! Replace that radio with an after market one. If it does get drained ? I would pull the fuse for the door locks. and try that. The door locks on those vehicles are known to be speratric and can lock an unlock multiple times until the battery is dead. If thats the case with you? Bring it to a dealer and tell them what you did as far as testing.
Let me know what happens as far as outcome.
Please leave me a great feedback on here.

Jan 05, 2011 | 2005 Hyundai Tucson

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Wnere is fuse located for door locks, power seat, and gas cap door on 90 lincoln town car?

dhmwv: your fuse box is located in the passenger's compartment under the dash to the left of the steering column.

May 03, 2009 | 1990 Lincoln Town Car

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I have a short in front right door lock or power window

Remove the BODY fuse 20A. Also check 20A lighter fuse. Now where is the short ? Check the cig lighters for a dime or penny in them shorting it out

Apr 11, 2009 | 1993 Cadillac DeVille

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Power door locks drain battery

the wire to the door lock just disconnect

Nov 16, 2008 | 1993 Saturn SL2

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