Measurement of “Dark Current” (Parasitic Battery Draw) – Subaru

NUMBER: 07-85-14
DATE: 06/09/14

 

APPLICABILITY: All Models
SUBJECT: Measurement of “Dark Current” (Parasitic Battery Draw)

 

INTRODUCTION

This bulletin will provide the proper procedure for measuring Dark Current (parasitic battery draw) along with the specification for maximum allowable limits.  Customer concerns of batteries going dead over a period of time should be diagnosed using this procedure once any obvious contributing factors have been eliminated.

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