battery draining -
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 02-06-2002, 04:38 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: breckenridge
Posts: 4
battery draining

I HOPE SOMEONE CAN HELP. i have a 92'renegade and a battery problem. I thought it was the alternator that went out so i replaced it. got a new battery.and i am not getting a chage from the alternator or some thing is draining the battery what are some things i can check to see what is draining the battery. THANKS

bigins is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 Old 02-06-2002, 10:23 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: north of you
Posts: 25
gotta 12 volt test light? Disconnect your pos. battery cable. Hook up test light between the wire terminal and the battery terminal. If the test light lights up you have a parasitic draw on your battery. Pull fuses one after another till light goes out. This fuse will be your problem circuit.

It's a jeep thing, I do understand!! 89 YJ Laredo,4.2L carburated. Chrome bumpers and grill. 31 AT's on 9x15 chrome modulars. Mustang GT buckets. 3" body lift and 1 1/2" shackle lift. Completely emission & computer free. Runs great!! Took the shackle lift out, they suck!!
Soon to be SOA with 35's
Mudpig is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 02-07-2002, 07:54 AM
Registered User
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Huntsville, AL
Posts: 52
I once had a new Olds Cutlass that the battery kept goin dead on. Turned out to be a short in the starter.

93 Red YJ 2.5L
94 Red F-150 X Cab 5.0L
01 Black Cobra 4.6L DOHC
02 ZX3 Focus 2.0L DOHC
cobra54 is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 02-07-2002, 11:10 AM
Registered User
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: NH
Posts: 90
I have a 93 YJ with hard top and defroster and found out that the defroster was stock on but no light to indicate it was on. everytime I defrosted my windows then shut off the jeep bout 8 hours later DEAD. hope that helps, probally won't but good luck.

93 YJ 4.0L 5 speed. 3" body and 4" suspension lift. 35x12.5 MT tires.
JACKED is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Battery draining until dead FarFire70 TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 3 07-04-2009 03:52 PM
While I was draining my oil... Jeepster83 TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 6 06-10-2009 09:58 PM
What is draining my battery? angryjohnny TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 6 03-05-2009 08:54 AM
How to remove the doors without draining the battery question tandbwms TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 16 02-05-2007 10:56 PM
alternator whine and draining battery littlejohn YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 1 09-08-2004 03:51 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome