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Q: 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.
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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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