Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 16:12:14 -0000
From: "Andy Hookins" <>
Subject: Re: 900 draining battery

Good to hear that you found your problem. Not a good idea to put your face-off stereo's 'face' in the glove compartment - thats the first place a thief will look if 'they' break into your car! Take it with you. AndyH "GG" <> wrote in message news:b0lq4b$mdr$ > Hi all, > incase its of use to anyone I found the source of my draining battery > (question posted previously). > > Thought it might be to do with my new face-off stereo as the problem started > when I fitted it, found out a couple of weeks ago it was actually due to the > glove box light not turning off! > > The glovebox door has never sat flush to the dash, it appears to protrude a > little on the left (common on 900's?). Since I got the face-off I began > using the glove box more frequently to store the stereo face and where the > door protruded it simply wasn't activating the light switch. > > Simple really. > > Half the reason it took so long to discover was my complacency, I use the > car every day and this prob was only evident if I left it for a couple of > days due to the small drain. > > Thanks for all the suggestions. > > GG. > >

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