Replaced the battery, ran for a few days, now.

Tiny
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  • 1991 FORD F-150
  • 13,000 MILES

Replaced the battery, ran for a few days, now it won't start. Where to go next?

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Monday, November 26th, 2012 AT 3:18 PM

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Tiny
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Check to see if iti si charging battery engouhg or check for a battery draw it's covered on site here under repair -battery item 9

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Monday, November 26th, 2012 AT 3:25 PM
Tiny
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Thanks! Could it be an alternator or something that is pulling the charge from the batter?

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Monday, November 26th, 2012 AT 4:05 PM
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Yes it could be the alternator but check it for a battery draw as well as what you arecharging. You shold have around 14.3 volts at about 1500 rpm.

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Monday, November 26th, 2012 AT 5:27 PM

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