Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2002 19:03:09 GMT
From: "John Hudson" <huddonopsamond.net.au>
Subject: Re: 93 900 turbo battery charge


G' Day Bill, Sounds like there's some drain on the battery when the car is not beng driven. Could it be a glove box light? How about disconnecting the battery for a week or three and see if it still goes flat? Of course you'll need to input the the radio code when you reconnect it. If you have a digital multimeter try setting it to current (amps) range and see if you can measure any discharge by disconnecting the ground post on the battery and connecting the meter between the ground post and ground lead. -- Regards, John Hudson Brisbane Australia 1993 900i 2.1 16 v. "Bill Jeffrey" <NOSPAMwjeffreynopsam.mit.edu> wrote in message news:3C8CD4AB.D66161DAnopsam.mit.edu... > Did anyone catch Car Talk last week? A lady called in to ask why the > battery on her 93 900 turbo convertible won't stay charged. t takes two > SNIP < > I have been fighting exactly this problem for at least three years on > this exact car (about 100K miles).> Any ideas? > SNIP< > Bill Jeffrey > > ====================== > If "NOSPAM" appears in my return address, you must remove it after you hit REPLY.

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