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Old 03-30-2008, 12:59 PM   #71
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Is it still spiking to 4.85 then dropping to .32?
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No, it just goes to .32, flutters abit to .38, .30 then settles.
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Let'* try one more thing & then do some research. Try it with the Mall plugged in but the RFA unplugged.
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Both connectors on Mall plugged in, RFA disconnected, jumps right to 4.85. We now know that it is something that is connected to the mall.....
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I'm gonna do some reading.

Even .3 amps is still too high. If you want to do some more testing then unplug the mall & check the draw at each of the Maxi fuses. It'* easier if you reconnect the battery, pull a fuse & then connect the meter to the fuse terminals. Write down any that are more .025 amps.
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Tested all Maxi fuses:
The only reading at all that wasn't zero in the passenger side box was fuse #7, 60a Horn/Dr Lock/Trunk rel and it was .05

The only reading that wasn't zero in the drivers side box was fuse #3, 60a Cig Lighter/Cluster/Misc and it was .31

The miscellaneous sure won't help track that draw down...
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Wow. A lot has happened between when I logged on last night and now. Good job, guys.

What about the door locks relay in the passenger side fuse panel? It is connected on the "hot in run" part of the Mall circuit. Could a bad relay cause what is happening? The relay is in position "B", the second one from the bottom (to the right of the small fuses) on the passenger side relay (fuse) center.
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Bob I just took a reading of that same maxi fuse (#3) that was showing a draw of .31 before. I pulled the relay from slot B, retested accross the pins from maxi fuse 3, and still got the same .31 reading. That is with battery connected, keys out, mall diconnected.
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This relay is NOT in the maxifuse centers. This one is inside, on the relay center/fuse panel under the dash on the passenger side. To the right of the small fuses on that panel, are four small relays. Botom is Fog Lamps reraly, second one up is Driver dr unlock realy, third is not used, fourth is luggage compartment lid release relay. There are five more relays above those. In th diagrams, I see that connected to hot in run as is tied in with the MALL wiring.
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Pull fuse 9c & recheck Maxi fuse #3.

Do you have any water leaks/ wet carpets?
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