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Battery drains if interior light fuse is plugged into fuse box.

I have a 2004 Suzuki Forenza.

About a year ago, the battery started to drain and die within a week. Several mechanics/electricians looked at it but couldn't figure out why.

One pulled out the 15A fuse marked "I/P" next to the "Fuel Pump" fuse in the main relay center under the hood that disables my trunk release and interior lights. Now the battery holds up fine. Problem is I don't have the use of the interior lights or trunk release.

Does anyone know what the cause of the battery drain is? Has something ground out? Btw, I got a small shock the last time I played with that fuse. Not sure if that's a sign of anything.

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  • JM - Houston Feb 03, 2010

    Thanks motor1258. I'll try that.

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I'd remove panel as/if necessary so that I could remove connector at power trunk latch, and see what happens from there. If interior lights work o.k. and no drain, then you found your source of drain/short.

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