There's a leak in there somewhere if that winch is operated by solenoids. No circuits operate or draw any current in a normal winch that is 100% solenoid operated. I can see where a winch with MOSFET devices instead of solenoids could.
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I am still unclear on what you are trying to measure with the DVM... Are you chasing a ground problem? Measuring from a battery disconnect to ground may be giving you a "noisy" signal and a false reading.
2000 4.0l Sport, Auto, some mods done - planning more
ok so i put all the fuses back and realised that the winch was grounded not to my quick disconect and was showing draw from something else so
with everything hooked up proper i have a total of 260 milliamp draw with alarm stereo dual amps
also i noticed the amps alone draw 35-40 milliamps
is 260 milliamps normal draw
The only draw I would guess you should have is your radio (clock) and alarm system. Your amps should be connected as your radio is from the on and acc position of the ignition switch. 260ma sounds high to me. I had a defective On Star module that would kill my battery every time I didn't drive the vehicle for 2 weeks and the dealer said it was 250ma from what I remember. Check the radio in off position and the alarm system add the togrther and there is you answer.