1990 HONDA CRX ELECTRICAL DRAW

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  • josegtx
  • 1990 Honda CRX

Electrical problem
1990 Honda CRX 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 230000 miles

my 1990 honda crx keeps aon draining the bateries power aver night and then the following morning I find my self with a dead baterty they told me the alternator is good and thats its probably the voltage distribruator I know its not the baterty because I have replased it with a new one alot of times I think its a short on the electrical system

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009 AT 3:30 AM

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  • mhpautos
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Hi there,

You will need to do current draw test, do this by placing an Amp meter between the battery Pos terminal & the battery lead, with the key off & doors closed, check the currant draw, if over around.2Amp start pulling fuses & fusible links to locate the problem circuit, also don't discount a faulty Alternator as a blown diode in the regulator will cause this as well but the alt will still charge albeit at a slightly reduced rate.

Mark (mhpautos)

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Tuesday, June 9th, 2009 AT 4:49 AM

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