1999 Cadillac Seville Shorting wire and killing my battary

Tiny
MIKEY692169
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  • 1999 CADILLAC SEVILLE
  • V8
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 145,000 MILES
Hello. I just baught a 1999 Cadillac seville and I think I have a short somewhere in the car. Every morning my car is dead. My alturnater is fine and we just put in a new starter. My ABS liight is on and so is my TRACTION CONTROLL and AIR BAG. Is there a bad sencor somewhere or what? If you have any answers I would really like it. Thanks.
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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 AT 1:08 PM

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Tiny
FACTORYJACK
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Has the battery been tested, it was not mentioned. To drain it overnight takes a substantial draw. The abs/traction and airbag lights are more than likely not responsible. To do a draw test correctly, requires the use of an ammeter between battery cable connection. The vehicle sits for a minimum 20 minutes, and the measurement is taken. It should be around 20 mA. There is multiple possibilities that cause drains, sticking seat/lumbar switches, relays, etc.
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Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 AT 10:42 PM

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