why do my battery go dead after turning off the ignition? on 1997 Ford Escort

I always need a jump start after turning my car off. I have a new battery, and the alternator is good. I was told by a repair person that something is drawing the power from the battery.

by in Storm Lake, IA on September 22, 2013
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2 answers
ANSWER by , September 23, 2013
the personwho told you yhere is a drain on the battery is probably right but I would load test the battery first just because the battery is new doesnt mean it is good
ANSWER by , September 23, 2013
agree with #1