I HAVE NOT STARTED MY TRUCK IN 11 DAYS THE ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1994 FORD RANGER

I have not started my truck in 11 days, the battery was dead so I jumped it, I took it around the block to charge the battery. I went out the next morning and the battery was dead as a doornail. There is nothing that was turned on, no light, I turn off the brights, the radio was turned off when I shut it off. I have been told to unhook the positive side of the battery, if it is still dead, it's the alternator? Is that correct information? If not what do I do?

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 AT 8:15 PM

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  • Tiny
  • JDL
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You need to make sure the battery has a full charge. The generic spec for a full charge is around 12.6 volts. Use digital multimeter, leads across battery posts, everything off. Battery connections all clean and tight? Check charging system.

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Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 AT 8:59 PM

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