if i read 12volts between the negative cable and negative post does that mean i have a short in the system i was told it should be about 6volts
Ford Q&AAsk Your Question
1999 Ford E-250 Question: electrical
Answer #1joelburke26 from Joels Auto Service, January 30, 2011, 08:56Master
thats a bad short.even 6 volts is way to high it should be around 35 45 millivolts.
Replyjohn slonaker, January 30, 2011, 08:59Rookie
hi joel any thoughts on how i can find the short
Replyjoelburke26, January 30, 2011, 09:29Master
start pulling fuses and watch the guage,when it drops then you'll have an better idea where the short is.i would start with the cigarette lighter fuse,sometimes those sockets go bad and draw voltage.then the fuel pump relay would be my second choice.