[s-cars] Static Current Drain - Any Data Points?

Igor Kessel kbattpo at verizon.net
Thu Apr 15 10:23:11 EDT 2004

Fred Munro wrote:

> 	Has anyone measured the current drain with their UrS "at rest". My battery
> drained flat over the Easter weekend, and I mean flat. It seems to have
> charged up OK. I noticed when I reconnected it the window switches were lit
> and the windows were powered. Opening the front door inactivated the window
> power as it should. The car draws 0.15 amps with the alarm off and 0.28 amps
> with the alarm activated. Seems reasonable to me - any other data points?

you have a drain. At idle you should see ca. 30-40ma. You have 280ma. 
Check the little bulb in the glove compartment, and the doorlock pump.

Igor Kessel
two turbo quattros in the stable,
the third one is in the works

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