BATTERY DRAINS DUE TO CURRENT DRAINS FROM MEMORIES IN COMPON

  • Tiny
  • philthis
  • Mazda Protege

I have a 99 mazda protege dx/lx, stick shift, with 93000 miles on it and I am having battery problems and was wondering.I replaced the battery just under 3 yrs ago. I realize it may be time for another one but I came across some info and wanted to know if you had any details regarding this.

"Battery may go dead due to excessive current drains from memories in components like the radio memory or.&Quot;

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Thursday, November 29th, 2007 AT 1:07 PM

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  • mhpautos
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Hi there,

All standard electrical components fitted to you car will not draw down the battery under normal conditions, Have the battery tested (load tested) charge rate checked, and ask for a current draw test, anything over.15 amp will need investigating

Mark (mhpautos)

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Thursday, November 29th, 2007 AT 4:57 PM

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