NISSAN ALTIMA 2005, BATTERY AND BRAKE LGHT ON AT SAME TIME

Asked by May 01, 2017 at 04:57 PM about the 2005 Nissan Altima 2.5

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I HAVE A 2005 NISSAN ALTMA, THE BRAKE AND BATTERY LIGHT COME ON AT SAME TIME, IF I GIVE IT GAS THEY GO OFF AND WHEN I TAP BRAKES THEY COME BACK ON, AFTER A FEW DAYS MY BATTERY DIES, 3 BRAND NEW BATTERES THS WEEK, ITS NOT ALTINATOR, NOT BATTERY OR BATTERY CONNECTIONS, I REPLACED THEM TOO.. ANY IDEAS

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Parasitic Drain. Hook up ohmmeter between negative battery cable and negative battery post. Remove key from ignition and lock doors and allow car to go to sleep. The meter will fluctuate and after as long as 1 minute will stay around a certain number. This reading needs to be milliamps and anything over 85 milliamps is too much. Start removing fuses, and the drain will fall off once you find the circuit the drain is in. Look up wiring for that circuit and manually test all accessories in circuit.

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