If there is a broken censor on my car could that b the reason its draining the battery?

Maxine Thomas

Asked by Jul 31, 2013 at 02:49 PM about the 1996 Lexus ES 300

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Bradley Shelledy

No, not likely, it's probly a light left on, either on the dash or somewhere else in the like headlights corner lights dome lights or a bad switch which keeps lights such as under hood in glove box or in trunk turned on. I've never heard of a bad or broken sensor draining a battery.

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