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Re: Battery Discharging

Have now checked parasitic drain it is way to high the meter I got can read up to 20amp the reading is way above this. I have managed to fix the temp gage and doing some diagnostics I have found that if I disconnect the cable leading from the starter to the alternator then the drain subsides to within 200ma. Although disconnecting from the alternator made no difference. I have noticed that the cable from the starter to the alternator has a branch in it, I think that the fault may lye at the termination of this branch where ever this leads to. Oh yes bye the way to answer your question my multimeter can read amps but only in ac mode, very strange I know but there you have it.
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