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2008 PT Cruiser battery drain

Old 01-01-2016, 08:29 PM
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Default 2008 PT Cruiser battery drain


I have a 2008 pt cruiser and the battery goes dead. There is always a 12 volt draw on the battery. I have pulled out fuses one by one, still has draw on battery. Removed battery cable to fuse box, still draw on battery. Removed starter motor battery side, battery draw gone but if you hook either one of them up, the draw comes back. I have the battery cable disconnected to starter and hooked up the fuse box cable to battery silinoid on starter clicks when turning key, which it should not. One tech says it may be the ignition switch which is short. Can anyone help me? The PT cruiser has needed a jump start already 3 times this week.
Old 01-02-2016, 11:53 PM
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you use an amp meter to detect a draw not volts.
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