What could be shorting out the battery? Does the chip in the key need adjusting?

Asked by Sep 02, 2015 at 02:53 AM about the 2002 Honda Accord LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Alarm system was disconnected, alternator replaced, battery still being
drained and car won't start

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could be a interior light inside the car itself or under the hood, or trunk even curb lights on the doors.

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You clearly have a short somewhere in the car. If you are not good at finding a shorts, it may take a while but a simple method in finding a short would be to remove a fuse at a time and if the battery discharges you will know thats not the circuit with the sort.

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