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Re: Battery draw
Hairy green toads from Mars made Neil Swanson say:
> OK any most likely culprits for a battery draw on an '87 5kq? The battery
> just drains but not always and sometimes not for months. Wierd. While I
> had a meter on the battery testing draw I pulled every fuse and the draw
> didn't change.
> The car is fine and starts fine for many months and then goes through a
> period of just not having any power to start. Car has a fine Alt and reg.
> The interstate battery is a few months old.
> If there is an obvious place to look point me there. We had a customers
> car that killed batteries with the lock pump. No problems since unplugging
> the pump. I've beeb told that when the cars were new that sometimews the
> cars would just start moving the mirrors all by themselves. Sounds kind of
> funny really to see a car just waving mirrors around all by itself
This sounds like the infamous after-run cooling fan problem.
It's not on a fuse, and it usually comes on a minute or two
after you leave the car (so you don't hear it).
Andrew L. Duane (JOT-7) firstname.lastname@example.org
Compaq Computer Corporation (603)-884-1294
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Nashua, NH 03062-2698
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