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Old 04-25-2007, 07:04 AM   #1 (permalink)
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ghoast in the machine!!!!

help!!!!! 88 cherokee 4.0 180 amp alt I have a 12v 5amp draw with the key off have pulled all the fuses and no change also pulled all of the relays no change! any body got any ideas no accesorys are on!
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Old 04-25-2007, 07:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You must have the factory rust-prevention option. It passes a small current through the unibody frame, and uses electrolysis to keep rust from forming on the main structural pieces.

5 amps seems like kind of a high draw for that option though, sometimes if rust does start to form it'll create a short in some spots and cause that to happen. If that's the case you'll have to remove all the rust in order to get rid of the short circuit condition. That should reduce the current draw down to a more manageable 500-750 mA.
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Old 04-25-2007, 10:56 AM   #3 (permalink)
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thanks for the help!
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Old 04-26-2007, 06:44 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Goats in the machine?


Use an ampmeter inline and see what wires are drawing the current
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Old 04-26-2007, 02:43 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Goatse in the machine?


Use an ampmeter inline and see what wires are drawing the current
the man is correct.
try learning some basic fucking electrical before asking for help.
amazing what you'll find in these things called books nowadays
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Old 05-01-2007, 03:06 PM   #7 (permalink)
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thanks for the help!!!!

this is for xjkevin listen you ignorent shit if you dont have anything to say that is not an insult then stayoff my thread and i do have skills i am the one who built the 180 amp alt you dick! but u didnt say what your qualifications are did u buttplug!
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Old 05-01-2007, 03:58 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Im not the one who talked the shit, i guess you cant read either, im the one who corrected your spelling you dicklickeryour prob, in the wrong place if thismakes you mad
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