Short to frame.


Old 12-27-04, 08:45 AM
CR Munoz
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Short to frame.

I have a 1993 Mitsu Diamante with a 12VDC short to the frame. Measured from the (-) terminal to the (-) lead. Removing the fuses did not help. Disconnecting all the plug/jacks under the dash did not help. The short is always there with the ignition off. It does not let the car start. Any clues will be greatly appreciated!
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Old 12-27-04, 09:02 AM
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Measured from the (-) terminal to the (-) lead.
Thats exactly what you should have at those points.

Maybe a little history as what has occured.
Old 12-27-04, 02:14 PM
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Maybe your talking about a battery draw, not a short. If your pulling fuses to find a draw, your first need to expire all the timers, keep the doors closed, disable the hood light and take the keys out of the ignition.
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Switching to the amps function would help find a draw also.What are you trying to figure out?If it won't crank do you have power and ground at the starter and a crank signal requested?
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