Battery drain, tested it in garage they didn't find anyting. battery still draining

Asked by Feb 04, 2007 at 08:32 PM about the 1990 Toyota Corolla LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My mother in laws car. Min amps out of battery with key off 3 to 4 amps. Car sits 2 or 3 days and it will not start needs to be jumped. Had alt. and tested and battery is new. Jumps starts right away. Somebody told me something about the radio on this car being a problem, so the fuse for it was removed. Didn't fix the problem. Any help would be apprictated. Thanks Bruce

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Looks like you have a drain on your battery from one of the components in your car. It means that when your car is in "sleep" mode the battery is being drained by lights, or the radio, or something else. It could also be that the you need to change the wires that attach to the battery terminal. Bad wires could drain the battery of all of its power.

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The only draw on the battery should only be the computer. You have a short.

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