If you are not comfortable or knowledgeable with the electrical system of a car, have it checked by a mechanic. If the above solution isn't your problem, you can isolate what's drawing the current using this method. You need a multimeter capable of reading AMPS. Remove the ground battery cable and place the multimeter between the battery cable and the battery. Make sure you DON'T run your car like this!! With the car OFF, see how much current is being drawn from the battery. Some current draw is normal, as your cars computer and radio memory functions need power to retain their settings. Start by removing a single fuse and replacing it, each time checking the current on the multimeter. By process of elimination, if you pull the fuse on the circuit that's causing the trouble, the current draw will drop. There's your troubled circuit. Then you'd need a wiring diagram, which you can find on hmaservice.com, and trace down the short circuit.
1997 Hyundai Elantra Battery Size: L4/1.8 battery (12V)
battery size for 2005 Hyundai elentra
The Hyundai Elantra uses a lead type acid battery. Its battery life can last from three years to five years.
To reset the EMS on a Hyundai Elantra, disconnect the battery. Leave it disconnected for 10 minutes and then reconnect the cables.
first of all do you have any dash lights coming on.(is there power from the battery)
Check the battery in the remote.
The starter is located on the bottom left-hand side of the engine, near the front. You can follow the positive battery cable, from the battery to the starter.
you possibly have something draining the battery when the car is shut off, with the car shut off pull the positive cable off the battery and then just touch the cable to the positive post of the battery and see if you get a spark, if you get a spark you have something electrical draining the battery.
Bad/shorted battery? (doesn't not hold a charge)
Generally Elantra's take an international battery type. I'd try Sears or Advance or Autozone, some place like that.
If your car alarm goes off on your Hyundai Elantra and the engine won't start, disconnect the battery. Leave it disconnected for several minutes.
# Disconnect the negative battery cable # Remove the instrument panel center bezel # Remove the mounting screws and pull the radio out of the instrument panel # Disconnect the electrical connectors and the antenna lead and remove the radio from the car
depends on what side driver side remove battery unplug light turn the black retainer and pull on bulb passenger do the same without removing the battery
Having the same problem. The answer is that I am going to have to take an electrical tester, charge the battery back up, then trace the live wires. There should be no live wires when the key is off.
Then either something is on draining the battery or the battery has a dead cell draining all the rest and must be replaced.
Weak battery, poor connections, damaged battery cables, etc.
Seized engine? Dead or weak battery? Loose or corroded battery terminals? Bad starter? Bad starter solenoid? Bad or mis-adjusted neutral or clutch safety switch?
So the right answer is to locate the battery, remove anything in your way (engine Cover, air filter box, etc.) remove the negative the positive then the hold down. To install reverse the procedure.
You may have an electrical short where there is a bare wire coming into contact with metal and draining your battery or you may simply have a light on that's making the battery's voltage to drop . An experienced mechanic will be able to conduct several diagnostic tests to determine the cause .
A short will not drain the battery it will blow a fuse. It may be the battery has a dead cell, or some light is on draining the battery. It can also be a stuck relay.
If I'm not mistaken, it should be under the hood. Facing the car it should be on the right in the black box just above the battery.
Assuming the battery is good, you have a short somewhere in the electrical system that is draining your battery. You can confirm this by disconnecting the battery each time it is parked. If that solves problem, a short is confirmed. A professional has the devices to locate the site of the short.
Something is on draining your battery overnight. Any light or any relay. It can also be your battery has a dead cell draining it overnight.
Disconnect the negative cable from the battery. Now disconnect the other end from its ground point. Take that cable to you local auto parts store and buy a replacement. Reverse the procedure to install it.
The lock module is defective, how do you find the right fuse to deconect the systm to stop the clicking and draingingof the battery