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Battery Drain Parasitic Draw 2 ways

https://youtu.be/CxhtJSS7Zug

Fuses readable by Curien Hub App today are:

Test Procedure:
- Sample rates: 256 (32)
- Bottom Channel: Voltage DC or Auxiliary Voltage DC Top Channel: N/A
- Place Leads on tool to Voltage DC or Auxiliary Voltage DC
- Use Probe Tips
- Set the Data Intelligence menu to Desired Fuse
- Select the desired Standard fuse size and color
- Put Probe Tips across the terminal tops of a single Fuse
- Ensure probe tips are securely on top of fuse terminals for accurate reading.


Note: reading may be off by as much as 5 - 15 mA as this is a calculated amperage reading. For amperage readings blow 10 amps to be accurate use in-series amp meter. Also using Auxiliary DC Voltmeter for this test instead of voltage DC will present a more accurate reading.
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Test Purpose: The Amp Find mode allows you to Identify Amperage on a circuit. This feature is watching for a stabilized voltage reading over a certain threshold. If amperage is flowing through a fuse and the voltage drop is high enough the application will provide the “Amps Found” notification. If the “None” notification is showing the tool show no consistent voltage drop reading. Test Setup: - Sample rates: 256 (32) - Bottom Channel: Voltage DC or Auxiliary Voltage DC Top Channel: N/A Test Procedure: - Place Leads on tool to Voltage DC or Auxiliary Voltage DC - Use Probe Tips - Set the Data Intelligence menu to Amp Find - Put Probe Tips across the terminal tops of a single Fuse - Ensure probe tips are securely on top of fuse terminals for accurate reading. Any voltage reading = “Amps Found” This setting is highly sensitive so ghost voltage will identify as amps found. Once reading stabilize on circuit reading will be accurate. Recommendations: - Any draw over 30mA can kill battery over time. If Amp Find, “Finds Amps” shows it is suggested to verify the amperage reading is in alignment with what is expected. For example if a dome light is on, ensure the amperage draw is as expected. - Once a circuit is found with “amps found” you can verify circuit has amp draw by testing with fuse test. By selecting the fuse type and the fuse size. - Once amperage is found that is abnormal or not... (More)
Battery draw

How to find a parasitic draw on a vehicle. In this example of a 2002 GMC we are using a i30s Fluke clamp on a meter and a GM Tech 2 that allows for scan data for a battery/parasitic draw. The fix would have been a module replacement but the owner did not want to replace it, so we just disconnected it.

https://youtu.be/QbBHxB-VAPA