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

 

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amplifier, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Storm Lake, IA, September 22, 2013, 12:10
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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.

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    goodguy September 23, 2013, 03:20
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    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

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    Greg's Orange Auto (12984 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper September 23, 2013, 06:03
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    agree with #1

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