2001 Saab 9-5 Aero Saloon auto
500ma Battery Drain - Saab 9-5 Mk1 2001

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cjapeterborough
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Sep 5, 2014 (6 years ago)
Been fighting this for a while.
Alternator and battery good.
Pulling all internal fuses does not remove drain apart from ECU and memory contributions.
Pulling 60a maxi fuse for ignition circuit in engine bay makes it go away.
Is it likley to be the ignition switch below the key barrel in the centre console or something else down stream?
Doing my head in as pulling the internal cabin fuses has no influence at all!

Thanks for any help and suggestions!

Car details
Car: Saab 9-5
Variant: Aero Saloon auto
Model Year: 2001
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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bustedknuckles
Legend
1,837 points

Sep 6, 2014 (6 years ago)
Try disconnecting components alternator,starter,air con comp,etc,it maybe the ecu ,would not rule anything out,but looks like you are on the right track.
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whittingehame
Legend
14,861 points

Sep 6, 2014 (6 years ago)
Some models suffered from the key cylinder not popping up and also with the amp .
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