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Old 06-18-2010, 07:11 PM   #1
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air conditioner makes battery dead unless remove fuse!


Why does my a/c make battery dead unless i remove fuse, then i have no a/c?

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Old 06-18-2010, 07:36 PM   #2
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Battery in what, a UPS? You're not plugging an AC into a UPS are you? Most UPSes can't handle that much current.

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Old 06-18-2010, 08:12 PM   #3
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Just a guess, but I think the OP is talking about auto a/c. If so sounds like an a/c relay is stuck.
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Just a guess, but I think the OP is talking about auto a/c. If so sounds like an a/c relay is stuck.
I guess the OP could pull that relay and see if it fixes it. Otherwise, a schematic from AutoZone or someplace like that would come in handy.
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Old 06-18-2010, 09:16 PM   #5
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Let see now, since this is posted on a board for residential wiring, how about a GFCI mounted on the dashboard so he reset it when the AC is needed. He'd just have to come up with a way to connect the load to the ignition switch so it would trip when the switch is off.
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I believe the board is labeled "DIY Chat Room" and this thread is labeled "Electrical"
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Old 06-19-2010, 11:15 AM   #7
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It could have been in HVAC or Automotive repairs but substantial troubleshooting has already been done by the OP to narrow it down so I vote that it is now an electrical problem.
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Old 06-19-2010, 11:24 AM   #8
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Orrrrrrr... it could be an alternator problem?

I'll leave this thread here until he gets back to reply.
If no good answers, I'll move it to automotive and see.

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What kind of car? Does the fan run with the key off?

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