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Old 03-23-2008, 07:36 PM   #11
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30 mA is about the max when the car is not running and all accesories have timed out. There is always a small amount of battery that trickles at all times to retain some features. Of course, my first thought is that the remote start is at fault, but I really don't have any experience with remote starts. What is the remote start hooked up to, electircally speaking?

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well that is what i though about the weak battery so i went a bought a new one and it drainded that just as quick. and for the remote start i think what you mean that it is hooked up is is like the head lights, a tach sensor at the pcm, battery and ground, the alarm disarm wire, the lock in the door which is how i start it by locking it twice, and the ignition, heater and starter wires at the ignition switch. nad im pretty sure that it isn't cause of the remote starter even though it started soing this after i started working on that cause the first day i woked on it all i did was hook up the wire to the pcm for the tach sensor and just routed wires through the doorand nothing was pluged in to the remote starter module. but i did have the dash taken apart and different things unpled in the dash which is why i am thinking that switch but i dont really know if that vould even be a issue or not. could it? but there were times that i would have it sittiing and waithing for things to time out and it would be either .00 or .01 on the meter so i am guessing that is normal so it must just be a random thing or i dunno.
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and yeah Echo i read that post and i think i saw another post that said it was there radio causing the problem because after i took my radio out and stuff while doing the remote starter one of the back lights doesn't work anymore and i have to fix that. should i try taking the radio out and letting it sit for a few days and see if it dies and that would tell me if that is the problem or not?
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