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Hi, I have a 2000 Boxster S and the battery has started to go flat when the car is not in use. Charging, starter and battery all check out ok, but it seems to be drawing 6amps whn the ignition is switched off. This goes from 6amps to 0.2amps then back to 6amps every few seconds. Can you tell what may be causing this?

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Hello there
to best find out is locate the draw moment and take one fuse ad a time out to see what couse the problem .
It takes a little time but it should work for you.
Mind you all boxters and 996 have a draw problems.

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