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Unhook ur negative battery terminal and take a voltmeter and set it on amperage. with the doors shut and the key off and EVERYTHING OFF. hook up the leads one to the battery terminal and the other to the cars battery end ( the one u disconnected) with the volt meter set on amperage u should now be connecting ground back o the car. verify by opening car door and make sure interior light lights up. look at ur volt meter and u should have a one amp reading or so. shut the door and when the light goes out the amps should go away. anything 0ver .10 amps on ur meter is too much. leave car alone for one hour. if the amperage is still over .10 u have a drain. start pulling fuses one at a time until the drain goes away. once it does then find out what the fuse goes too. ie... power seats, window,etc. start unplugging individual components on that circuit and u can narrow down which component is causing the drain

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