need help with parasitic draw on 97 grand cherokee orvis 5.2

Asked by Jan 24, 2015 at 05:18 PM about the 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Orvis 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

put DMM at neg. cable/ post separation. FULL 12v draw. Pulled all 23 kick panel and 6
underhood mini fuses. pulled all maxifuses. still 12 plus v draw. removed all alternator
wiring. still no relief . Need help please

2 Answers

24,765

Disconnect the starter and see what happens. Also, does this have any add-on circuit directly to the positive terminal?, or improperly installed aftermarket equipment?

94,815

Using a volt meter is not the right way to test for a draw, even the KAM circuit will show a 12 volt draw, your after amperage on this test, put a test light in on the cable and battery connectors where you have the meter, if your have a bright light then you have a draw big enough to kill a battery overnight. HTH

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Jeep Grand Cherokee Questions

Jeep Grand Cherokee Experts

#1 inuevafreak
inuevafreak
Reputation 2,060
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,840
#3 thejeepdoctor
thejeepdoctor
Reputation 1,750
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Cherokee
466 Great Deals out of 43,871 listings starting at $2,497
Used Jeep Wrangler
260 Great Deals out of 16,543 listings starting at $2,590
Used Ford Explorer
928 Great Deals out of 70,253 listings starting at $997
Used Toyota 4Runner
260 Great Deals out of 19,021 listings starting at $2,500
Used Dodge Durango
267 Great Deals out of 21,292 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
559 Great Deals out of 31,371 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
2,058 Great Deals out of 207,340 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet Camaro
244 Great Deals out of 31,194 listings starting at $369

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee For Sale
2 listings starting at $45,045
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee For Sale
84 Great Deals out of 43,874 listings starting at $21,390
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee For Sale
128 Great Deals out of 3,097 listings starting at $19,991
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee For Sale
199 Great Deals out of 4,783 listings starting at $18,995
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee For Sale
204 Great Deals out of 6,945 listings starting at $13,588

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.