F150 CONTINUED BATTERY DRAIN

2001 Ford F-150

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cathyhunter

December, 28, 2008 AT 10:58 AM

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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9 Answers

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rasmataz

December, 28, 2008 AT 12:25 PM

Drain test below


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

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cathyhunter

December, 29, 2008 AT 9:55 AM

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

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rasmataz

December, 29, 2008 AT 2:36 PM

What engine 4.6 or 5.4 liter?

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cathyhunter

December, 30, 2008 AT 10:25 AM

5.4 triton thank you for your help

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rasmataz

December, 30, 2008 AT 12:27 PM


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

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cathyhunter

January, 1, 2009 AT 4:42 PM

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

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rasmataz

January, 1, 2009 AT 4:56 PM

Disconnect the alternator and see what happens

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cathyhunter

January, 1, 2009 AT 5:14 PM

Alt. Is charging battery at 14.8 when running meter between neg. Turm and neg cable showing.01 amps

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rasmataz

January, 1, 2009 AT 5:43 PM

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-

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