Question about 1992 Buick Regal

1 Answer

Battery is going dead every night with a 1.5 - 3 amp draw on my battery. I have a 1992 buick regal gs 3.8L

Posted by Anonymous on

Ad

1 Answer

Douglas Hansen

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Buick Master
  • 2,050 Answers

You need to eliminate some possibilities.
While reading your amp draw, you can start by pulling fuses. Make sure you don't have a glove box, trunk, or hood light on.
I have had an alternator issue that had a constant draw. I removed the large wire on the alternator and the draw went away. You can do this for your starter also.
Pulling relays may also help, just go one at a time.

Posted on Dec 24, 2010

Ad

Add Your Answer

×

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

My 2013 Buick Regal doesn't start all the time


Car not starting all the time ? Dead battery ? explain please . Won't start after sitting ? They don't want to get into it to much , still under warranty . Factory warranty work does pay that much . You may have a parasitic draw on the electrical system . With all the computers on the vehicle , one may not be powering down draining the battery . Or something else maybe staying on . Improved Methods to Find Parasitic Draw Battery Drains Overnight

Jan 30, 2017 | Buick Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Battery new over night goe,s dead 1996 Chevy lumina


I would suggest getting a muleteer with a 10amp current option. Pull all the fuses and relays. Disconnect the negative battery cable and place the multimeter inbetween the negative battery post and the negative cable. You may get a small amp draw for the computer. Start replacing the fuses and monitor the amp draw. If you have an excessive draw when you first connect, it probably is an alternator issue.

good luck.

Jan 04, 2014 | 1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse

2 Answers

1999 Buick Regal anti-lock light comes on and the car won't start.


see the diagram and proceed:1)determine if the fluid is the correct 2) see if there are some codes coming 3)low level fluid brake 4) smell burning 5) test sensor
6_21_2012_5_07_40_pm.jpg6_21_2012_5_08_24_pm.jpg

Jun 21, 2012 | 1999 Buick Regal

1 Answer

1992 buick regal when i connect the positive cable of the battery it turns out that it sparkle


You have a short circuit somewhere. check thoroughly under the hood for an exposed or disconnected cable touching the frame or other metal components which are grounded to the negative terminal of the battery.

Oct 29, 2011 | 1992 Buick Regal

1 Answer

How to properly bleed brakes on a 1992 buick regal gs


Loosen bleeder screw connect one brake bleeder tool from autozone and other shops similar. Keep posing it untill all bibles and air comes out of the brake line. Remember to refill while bleeding.

Dec 29, 2010 | 1992 Buick Regal

1 Answer

98 Buick Regal GS, won't start. Past 2 weeks it


The ignition module is my second guess,but check the crankshaft sensor first.

Jan 25, 2010 | 1998 Buick Regal

1 Answer

Sumthing keeps bringing my battery down.the altinator is good but my brand new battery is dead now.whats wrong


Most likely the diode from the alternator is leaks draining the battery2_bing.gif. If you believe your battery is good then recharge it to full level then do the followings: 1- Disconnect negative cable from the battery over night to see how weak it is in the next morning. If it is bad then it is the battery no other thing. 2- If it is good, take off wires from the alternator for a night, next day battery is still good then there is a problem with the alternator diode. Hope this can help.

Nov 18, 2009 | 1994 Buick Regal Gran Sport

1 Answer

Car falling dead


check your battery if its good then you should check your alternator.

Sep 09, 2009 | 2003 Buick Regal

Not finding what you are looking for?
1992 Buick Regal Logo

Related Topics:

199 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Buick Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

85239 Answers

Jeffrey Turcotte
Jeffrey Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8984 Answers

Joe Taylor
Joe Taylor

Level 3 Expert

2228 Answers

Are you a Buick Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...