I love this site, so much good info! I love my 71 camaro too, but sometimes love hurts!
I've been going nuts over this drainage problem I'm having...... it began with the car not being able to turn over... started up with boost, but after sitting for a while, would need to use the portable booster pack again.
i started by removing and cleaning all cables and connection points. no change. over the past couple of days, i thought that i had fixed it by cleaning the wires (over night for the past 2 nights it started fine in the morning) but then today it went flat again.
so i tested for a drain using the old "disconnect the neg cable and bridge the gap with test light" method and lo and behold, i saw the light! so now it's indicating that i had a drainage (by the way, i did the same test several days ago, several times and there was no drain).
OK, so now i begin to pull the fuses to see where this drainage is from (no it is not from the crtsy light because that fuse has already been pulled. so finally a i pull a fuse and the light shuts off. its the fuse marked RADIO TCS SOL ...
what is TCS? is it Transmission Controlled Spark? and is SOL referring to the solenoid maybe? could either of these things be causing the short (i already completely disconnected the radio and the test light stayed on)?
now here's the kicker! the light turned off for no reason at all. and now i can't get it to go back on! so now i've pulled the fuse and started the car to see if everything was ok and the car is running fine but i'm wondering if i need this TCS or SOL for normal operation or if i could do without until i find what the real problem is!
sleepless in stockton