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Old 02-15-2010, 10:10 AM   #11
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If you have some good posts on how to trouble shoot the leak in the trunk with pics hopefully that would be awesome...The mechanic wants 50 bucks to trouble shoot and find out where the leak is.
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Is there water in your trunk? I highly doubt the amp is getting wet, it'* mounted a foot off the bottom of the trunk on the back seat, and its covered. The amp is easy enough to disconnect, I would try disconnecting it when you shut the car off and see if that fixes your problem. Your mobile installer may have wired it to constantly be on.

You can see the amp on the left, it says monsoon on it. There is a plastic panel covering the amp, it is held in by magnets, and I think one screw on nut, possibly more. Just pull both the wiring harnesses out when you park it, and see if the battery stops draining.
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Does it matter but my amp looks like it is on the right side looking at that picture. Is it supposed to be on the right or left? Or does it matter...I will unhook the cables to it.
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But then again under my back seat where the battery is there is 3 inches or so of water collected. So it is going through something and getting down there wether the trunk or the door not sure yet.
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Sounds like you should take the trunk apart and look for signs of water. Check under the spare tire, under the carpet. It all comes out fairly easily. I still doubt the amp is getting wet because of its location, but something else could be corroding and arching like Dan mentioned.
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Well I think I got the problem solved, we will find out in 3 days. A mobile mechanic for 30 bucks came out and looked at the amp it was NOT getting wet, but there was a remote red wire not connected to the amp harness to the red contstant wire, so when the car was shut off and the radio off the amp would never shut off and would drain the battery in 3 days, if not started. He reconnected the red remote wire back to the harness and said in his ASE progressional opinion that was my battery draining issue. Which makes sense to me, it all started to happen about the time the mobile tech guy installed the aftermarket dvd he was messin with those wires on the amp and probably pulled that red wire out, so the amp would drive the speakers. Not knowing it would never shut off the amp. So I will let you all know in 3 days wether that was the fix, thank you all for your advise on the leak in the trunk, I just need to clean out the water with a wet vac and look for the leak myself and try to fix it.
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Oh and a good side note, my heat started to work on the drivers side all of a sudden? Go figure. So now I HAVE HEAT!!!
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