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2001 Pontiac Sunfire electrical problem

My Wife's 2001 Sunfire's icm circuit is still draining the battery in 2 days.
The circuit is hot at ALL times and draws ~ 5 amps or more.
Something in the circuit is faulty.
As a band aid fix I've wired a 10a fuse from the cruise control (powered only with ignition on) (the car has no cruise control) but then we have no interior lights until the ignition is on.
Does anyone have any idea what I could check, Hope it's not a faulty instrument cluster. Thanks for looking.
Jim

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SOUND LIKE THE IGNITION SWITCH IS OPEN.IT FEEDS POWER TO PCM AND INSTRUMENT CLUSTER THEN TO CRUISE CONTROL AND OTHER CIRCUITS.IF THE IGNITION FUSE IS GOOD IT HAS TO BE THE SWITCH OR A BROKEN WIRE.

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mark allwires before unplugging them with paint pen mark the cluster as well just use 1dot 4 globe 1dot 4 globe location 2dots 4other globe or plug eg eg

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two screws in clove box panel will come of if pull to right.

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check the relay for the instrument panel... it is likely stuck on

Posted on Mar 07, 2009

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inside the steering column locate the ignition remove wire to reveal screw to remove ignition that wire is what controls the buzzer and light itthe wire probrally wasnt in place correctly wich caused your problem

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