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2004 Suzuki 700 Twin Peaks Battery Draw 25mA

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2004 Suzuki Twin Peaks 700

I put my dvm on mA setting and hooked one end to my postive side of the battery and the other end to the positive wire, and read 25mA draw with the engine off, I unpluged all the fuses and componants one at a time and found the brake controller fuse gave me the best results, with it out it now has a draw of only 4mA which should be fine, I have replaced the brake on the cvt belt housing before due to water damage, is there a relay or brake controller box perhaps I should change, its killing my battery after a few days.

 

 

any suggestions?

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That's interesting and at least you'v isolated that circuit as the issue. Do you have a manual with a wiring diagram?

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I've honestly never cracked the book open. That's a good idea. I was thinking it might have a diagram but was leaning toward it didn't

also hoping someone here would have ran into this same issue before. I believe either a relay or the brake controller is shorted due to water intrusion

 

 

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This is good info.  I just tried to back my LTA-700 KQ out of my shed and the batter was dead as well.  Now, much longer than your few days, but I wouldn't expect a brand new battery to drain even after a couple of weeks.  I'll have to try what you did to see what I have going on if anything.  It was dead a week ago I put a trickle charger on it for a couple of hours and it did start right up, I let it idle another 2 hrs or so as I shuttled wood from my pickup to my wood pile and then put it away.  a week later it was dead again.  This time I charged it over night and I set the battery and it fired right up.   volt meter was acting a little strange … across the battery terminals was reading 20v, then it just started dropping 19.7, 19.2, 18.9, 18.7....did have the patience to see where it bottomed out.  Changed the batteries in the VM and no change.

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