alternator charges battery, seems that the alternator wire too the battery get too hot. battery does not overcharge. I replaced alt. starter and battery ( they were old anyway ). I removed all fuses at fuse block and the power wire still draws amps from the battery. help. when I disconnect the power wire to the fuse block my engine cooling fans turn on but do not reach fan speed.
My TDI deisel has a battery drain issue,fuse block power wire draws too many amp on 2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
by volksnut in Salt Lake City, UT on May 22, 2013
ANSWER by integrityfirstauto , August 12, 2013
If I remember correctly there is a fan control module on that vehicle bolted to the bottom of the battery tray (under the tray). The module is approx 4 inches wide, 1 inch tall and 1 inch thick. Unplug this module and see if your battery drain goes away. These modules can get rust internally and draw power and/or they sometimes get damaged in accidents and cause these kinds of problems. Good luck!