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Old 05-30-2011, 01:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Orient330iNYC View Post
how many times did you unlock the doors? it takes 30-60 minutes for all the car electronics to go to sleep where the drain is 40mA. until then, there is a pretty big drain on the battery, depending on options, while the electronics are awake.
I'm just experiencing this: lights that stay on for an unnecessary amount of time; example, the parking indicator light stays on for nearly 1/2 hr after exiting the car. Certainly this is not drawing much, but what else is staying on, why so long?
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