When ingintion is off the infotainment system drains the battery

2009 Vauxhall Astra Problem

The Problem

Avatar Jim Pates
Joined: 1 year ago | Fixes: 1 | Profile
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The battery goes flat in a few days of inactivity. I identified the source of the currant drain to the infotainment system (fuse 35). With the ignition key turned off there is still a drain of about half an amp, more than enough to deplete the battery in a few days. Any idea's what can be causing this? Just started happening about a year ago.


Car Vauxhall Astra
Variant 1.4 Petrol
Model Year 2009
Category Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights

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Solution

Avatar whittingehame
Joined: 9 years ago | Fixes: 12,010 | Profile

Tthe vehicle must sit for 30-45 minutes to ensure all modules go to sleep prior to testing , did you do this ?

Question

Avatar Jim Pates
Joined: 1 year ago | Fixes: 1 | Profile

Yes. In fact I did the test after charging the battery from flat.

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