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Re: Battery draw



On my 200tqa, it was the passenger door lock heater. (Same on my BMW
635). Samir.

Vaughn Adams wrote:
> 
> Neil
> 
> I've read about (TSB) and fixed my battery drain prob. with fuel pump
> relay massage. Guess it was a prob with early 5ks. Might be worth
> investigating. The fuel pump didn't stay on, the relay just drew some
> amps for some reason.
> 
> Vaughn
> '84 5ks
> (Alison V-12 transplant soon)
> 
> Neil Swanson wrote:
> >
> > Listers
> >
> > 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
> >
> > Help!  The GF is driving my turbo
> >
> > Neil
> 
> --
> MZ