On or around Tue, 22 Nov 2005 13:58:19 +0000, "Nigel Hewitt"
<firstname.lastname@example.org> enlightened us thusly:
>I've looked back over recent battery posts but nothing
>obvious helps. I park up my N reg HSE RR outside the
>house and take of for a week's Red Sea Scuba holiday
>and when I get back it is flatter than a very flat
>thing. Not: won't crank but: nothing even glimmers.
>The battery is 70AH and a year old. Is there
>something draining it that I can unplug? Assuming it
>was reasonably charged when I left it to kill it like
>this implies nearly half an amp of drain but when I
>charged it and put it back nothing seemed to be drawing.
sounds like the infamous alarm thing. I assume it's a P38A type RR?
basically, something interacts with the alarm and causes battery drain. I
forget the details...
AndyC will be along in a bit, or someone else savvy in this.
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