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Old January 27th, 2010, 20:03
Red_daggsXJ Red_daggsXJ is offline
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Door locks draining battery

I'm having an issue with my door locks constantly in "Lock" mode causing a constant drain on my battery causing it to eventually die. I disconnected driver switch, then passenger but something seems to be stuck or there is a short somewhere. when I move one of the switches there is a clicking behind the gauge cluster, or somewhere in the dash near there.

Has anyone ever experienced this, or is there a relay, solenoid or something in the dash that can short or get stuck in the "lock" position to cause this? I can't do anything until the weekend and I'd prefer it not die on me again.

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Old January 28th, 2010, 05:48
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Re: Door locks draining battery

Just to get you started, there are two relays, lock and unlock, in a relay block mounted on the lower dash panel in front of your right knee. The horn relay is also mounted there. As I recall, the door lock relays are to the right, away from the steering column. As a start you could unplug these in turn and see what happens.
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Old January 28th, 2010, 08:38
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Re: Door locks draining battery

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Just to get you started, there are two relays, lock and unlock, in a relay block mounted on the lower dash panel in front of your right knee. The horn relay is also mounted there. As I recall, the door lock relays are to the right, away from the steering column. As a start you could unplug these in turn and see what happens.
That sounds about the best idea I can think of, I'll give it a try this weekend.

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