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Having problems with my 05 Suburban with the battery being dead in the mornings. Pulled the radio amplifier fuse and it was fine for a week then it started agan Dash light are staying on after key is remove and the door is shut and locked.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?

Instrument cluster has 1 or 2 light out. Fuses are fine.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Suburban yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes. I had to pull the BCM fuse to get the lights out last night. Haven't went through the interior fuses yet.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I replace the motor about 300 miles ago. Everything was fine for a while then the battery going dead isue started

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GM Tech (Cam), Chevy Technician
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Hello there, I am Cam.

I am Licensed technician at a GM dealership with more than 16 years experience. 
Like you, I am a user of this website and as such, any billing questions should be sent to customer service.

I ask that you please provide details and communicate with me so we can make your experience here worth 5 stars! I am around most days but not every minute of every day. If you reply while I am offline, I will respond when I am next online.

What we need to do first in the diagnosis is verify your battery is rock solid, meaning take out out regardless of how hold it is and have a parts store check it.
once verified good, perform the following test.
Follow it and see what you find for the fuse. let me know what fuse.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/jon4okjkja4gwnn/battery_drain_test.pdf?dl=0

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