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How do you turn off the HFL on a 2006 Acura TSX?

Step 1 – Remove the HFL module Remove the passenger side kick panel by simply pulling it straight off, toward the driver’s side. Unplug the main connector going into the HFL (the green plug). Remove the 10mm bolts holding the module in place and remove the module.


What is draining my car battery when its off?

What may drain a car battery when it’s off are things such as interior lights, door lights, or even bad relays. While your engine runs, the alternator recharges the battery — which is why you typically don’t have to worry about the battery dying while you’re blasting the radio on your drive to work!


What could be draining my car battery overnight?


What is acceptable parasitic draw?

Parasitic Battery Draw A normal amount of parasitic draw for newer cars is between 50-milliamp to 85-milliamp current draw. A normal amount of parasitic draw for older cars is a reading less than 50-milliamp. Anything past these amounts indicates an electrical issue and should be addressed by a mechanic.


How much current draw is acceptable?

The acceptable current draw should be around 0.03Amps. If that can’t be achieved upto 0.075-0.1 can be acceptable if the vehicle is driven most days.


How long will a battery last with a 1 Amp draw?

1 Ah is a current of 1 amp running for 1 hour. Example: How long will a 100 Ah (amp-hour) battery last if we hook it up to a 1 Ah electric device? Well, battery capacity = 100 Ah, load current = 1 A, thus such a battery will last for 100 Ah / 1 A = 100 hours.

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What is considered a parasitic draw?

Parasitic draw, also called drain, is the electric current that flows through a vehicle, both while it runs and after the ignition is turned off. You know how you can forget to turn off your headlights, and then your car won’t start the next day? Well, this is just one example of parasitic drain.


How do I use a multimeter to test a draw?


What is normal current draw on car battery?

A normal amount of parasitic draw for newer cars is between 50-milliamp to 85-milliamp current draw. A normal amount of parasitic draw for older cars is a reading less than 50-milliamp. Anything past these amounts indicates an electrical issue and should be addressed by a mechanic.


How do you do a parasitic drain test?