PROBLEMS WITH BATTERY GETTING DISCHARGED

1999 Ford F-250

Tiny

mmedina18444

July, 15, 2012 AT 11:17 PM

My 1999 ford f250 gas is dsicharging the battery to avoid it discharching I have to disconnect one of the terminals. What could be causing this problem?

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saturntech9

July, 15, 2012 AT 11:21 PM

So its only discharging while the truck is off?Never while its running?Have you had the alternator tested yet?

Tiny

saturntech9

July, 15, 2012 AT 11:22 PM

Also has the battery been tested yet?Madw sure the battery cables are clean and tight?

Tiny

tomcrit

July, 27, 2012 AT 8:10 PM

There Is a short. Somewhere

Tiny

saturntech9

July, 27, 2012 AT 8:54 PM

I wouldnt call it a short those usually dont drain the battery they may blow fuses but drain the battery.

Tiny

tomcrit

July, 27, 2012 AT 11:00 PM

Sorry a ground issue

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saturntech9

July, 27, 2012 AT 11:03 PM

If its a drain while running its a charging issue. If its draining while its shut off its a parsitic draw like a bad diode in the alternator etc.

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