There seems to be an electrical drain on my suburban. It was running fine, but suddenly started needed to be jumpstarted out of the blue. I've replaced the battery, alternator, and starter, and I've had all the tested numerous times just to be sure I didn't get a bad replacement. At the same time the battery started draining, I noticed that the tape deck was continuously cycling as if trying to eject something. I pulled the fuse for the radio, which cut power to the tape deck but did not fix the battery drain. Since the tape deck is obviously shot anyways, I cut and capped the wires for it, but once again it did not fix the battery issue. The previous owner of this suburban had a remote start and hornet alarm system installed on the vehicle. It always worked fine for me, but I can't rule that system out as a possibility and have no idea how to disconnect it to see if the battery stays charged without that connected. I should also mention that the previous owner managed somehow to bust all of the door panels inside this vehicle, resulting in the automatic door locks to not function. But again, this issue was sudden. One day everything was fine, the next there was a phantom drain on the battery. The only other issue that seemed top correspond was with the tape deck. Oh and I have checked all of the wires for the battery, alternator, and starter, and they are all fully and properly connected. Thanks!
have the same problem?
Friday, January 17th, 2014 AT 3:10 AM