Support

90% of our users say that a quick search solved their problem!

Is there a battery draw on my vehicle from the Compustar system?

In order to provide premium features such as remote start confirmation and security alerts, Compustar systems draw small amounts of power from the vehicle's battery throughout the day. Modern vehicles charge batteries when the vehicle is driven and the power used by the Compustar system is quickly restored.

If the vehicle is not used for an extended period, the battery may deplete and become inoperable. For this reason, we recommended starting the vehicle weekly.

If you feel that the power draw on your vehicle is of concern, we recommend contacting your authorized Compustar dealer for assistance. A certified technician may confirm that the unit is functioning properly and, if necessary, a backup battery for the Compustar system may be installed.

 

Thank you.

Was this article helpful?
1 out of 1 found this helpful
Have more questions? Submit a request
Please sign in to leave a comment.

3 Comments

  • Avatar
    Bill Sporing

    How do i find out if the security system is the problem

    Permalink
  • Avatar
    Steve Johnson

    I have roughly an additional 57ma battery draw (compared to 8 ma total from the vehicle) using a 901 with a drone and if undriven or uncharged, the car battery will last about 2-3 days.  Obviously the draw is excessive in general, but what is the expected draw using this setup? 

    Permalink
  • Avatar
    Steve Johnson

    Bill, easiest way is to disconect the system.  For mine, i just pulled the two fuses coming from the brain.  Either do a before and after with a draw test, or just leave it disconnected for a few days and see if you notice a change.

    Permalink
Powered by Zendesk