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My ford expedition's battery was draining. Also

My ford expedition's battery was draining. Also the running lights an the interior lights came on an would not go out. I traced it down to relay #1 on the inside of the car that was draining the battery. Once removed the battery drain stopped. However, after removing the relay the horn no longer works, the power seats and mirrors no longer work unless the car is off. The GEM and fuse box do not appear to have any water damage. That said .there was a water leak that was coming in because the sun roof out glass was open. It went undescovered for a while because the inner slide was covering up the glass. After learning the glass slide was open and closing it there has been no more leaks. Need an electrical wiring diagram to further trace the problem. Also any ideas on other possible causes.

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    toneman2121 May 16, 2010

    did you check the fuses and replace the relay with a new one? if you go to, you can get access to their online repaire guides. wiring diagrams are available.



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SOURCE: sun roof on 2003 expedition stuck open?

small cover on older models front center of headliner,motor for roof has a cam that controls operation.I assume fuses were checked..two small switches are riding on this cam.plastic cam messes up may have to remove headliner to access motor/cam assy.if cables are broken, stuck, assembly may have to be replaced..

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SOURCE: I changed the battery yesterday with the sun roof

try disconnecting the battery again and leave for about an hour before reconnecting

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SOURCE: leaking sunroof

5replace the seals or load with a heavy lube....You may be able to silicone the seal if there is a rip but do it and leave the roof open so it adhearse and swells so when you clos yer roof it makes a good seal.....but inspect the seals good crawl out of it and look if you have to but feel it and inspect it well...Let me know what you find

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SOURCE: i had to remove a fuse in my 1998 ford escort, stop battery drain

first, is your battery definitely good? a failing battery can make a normal draw seem to be a parasitic draw. secondly, do you know how many milliamps are being drawn from the battery while key is out of the car and everything is turned off? if you find that less than 50 mA are being drawn while key off, then this is considered acceptable battery draw. make sure no accessories are plugged into lighter, and remove the bulb from the interior light. if excessive mA are still being drawn now, then your radio (or wiring if not original) is probably the cause

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