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My batt. is often erratically dead after sitting for 8 hrs or overnight. I have had the batt., alt., and starter checked out twice and are all good. I recently heard my car making funny buzzing noises while parked in the garage. I opened the driver door and saw the steering wheel column going up and down and in and out by its' self.

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  • bredboy Apr 30, 2010

    Any chance this could be a computer or software issue? Jags are known for that.

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There is a relay for that,and the relay is stuck,and causing the problem,and yes,this is what is drawing the battery down,the relay will be under the dash near the steering column,or in the fuse/relay box.

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THE SWITCH TO ADJUST THE STEERING COLUMN HAS A SHORT IN IT KEEPING THE STEERING COLUMN ACTIVE. CAUSING THE BATTERY DRAIN PROBLEMS.

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