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colin.carter
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:24 pm    Post subject: electrical drain Reply with quote

Hi guys.

wonder if anyone has advice on an electrical prob on my 85 Carrera pls?
Expensive New battery and healthy alternator but battery runs flat over a couple of weeks in garage.
A tester shows a drain of around 0.7 amps when everything is switched off.
I have pulled the fuses and main relays one by one but drain continues?

I'm wondering if it is a result of an aftermarket alarm with a direct feed and separate fusing somewhere although I don't set the alarm on when in the garage??

Many thanks
Colin
 
  
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Kinda guessing here as its a few years since I owned an SC. I would look at either frunk or boot light switches. Aftermarket devices will draw a current but you'd have to strip back the wiring loom to find then discount it. Process of elimination, good luck, hope you track the little blighter down.
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