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Old 12-19-2000, 12:07 AM
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electrical possibility

Make sure that your trunk light is going off when you close the trunk. My 1984 300SD has a trunk light that stayed on all the time, running the battery totally flat within a few days. If you drive longer distances, your battery may not totally die, but you could still be losing a lot of voltage as the bulb burns all night. This is an easy check; open the trunk and see if the bulb burns your hand. If it does, it's been on a lot longer than 10 sec or so.
Bob Roe
Lehigh Valley PA USA
1973 Olds 88, 1972 MB 280SE, 1978 Datsun 280Z, 1971 Ford T-Bird, 1972 Olds 88, 1983 Nissan Sentra, 1985 Sentra, 1973 230.6, 1990 Acura Integra, 1991 Volvo 940GLE wagon, 1983 300SD, 1984 300SD, 1995 Subaru Legacy L wagon, 2002 Mountaineer, 1991 300TE wagon, 2008 Murano, 2007 R320CDI 4Matic 52K, some Hyundai, 2008 BMW 535xi wagon, all gone... currently
2007 Honda Odyssey Touring, 2014 E350 4matic
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