Mechanics

F150 CONTINUED BATTERY DRAIN

2001 Ford F-150

Engine Performance problem
2001 Ford F150 V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic 160000 miles

battery was dead in morning started with jump ran fine all day, next morn. Dead again. Also idle was low on starting. Had battery checked was bad. Replaced was tould system was charging fine. Next 4 days firing up fine. Idle was better. Today battery dead. Interior lights working. Not understanding were drain is coming from any help pin pointing problem? Thanks for any help.
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Cathyhunter
December 28, 2008.



Drain test below


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_parastic_draw_1_54.jpg


Rasmataz
Dec 28, 2008.
Tested for drain and found from fuse box. Fuses are not labled only numbered. Is there a manual that idenifies fuses? Thanks for help

Tiny
Cathyhunter
Dec 29, 2008.
What engine 4.6 or 5.4 liter?

Rasmataz
Dec 29, 2008.
5.4 triton thank you for your help

Tiny
Cathyhunter
Dec 30, 2008.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_f1_8.jpg




http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_f2_7.jpg




http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_f3_3.jpg




http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_f4_2.jpg


Rasmataz
Dec 30, 2008.
Checked all fuses shows no drain tested battery again shows no drain but continues to be dead in morn. Anything else this could be? At a lose

Tiny
Cathyhunter
Jan 1, 2009.
Disconnect the alternator and see what happens

Rasmataz
Jan 1, 2009.
Alt. Is charging battery at 14.8 when running meter between neg. Turm and neg cable showing.01 amps

Tiny
Cathyhunter
Jan 1, 2009.
Disconnect the alternator-do you still have the drain-yes the alternator is doing its job-something is eating up the battery could be it-

Rasmataz
Jan 1, 2009.