power drain 1996 ford f150 302engine from 50amp diode

Asked by Mar 26, 2017 at 10:30 AM about the 1996 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers

77,745

A diode only lets current to run in one direction. When they go bad then current can be drawn back threw that circuit. Replace the diode.

57,735

The diode can be tested with an ohm meter. It should have continuity in one direction, but not the other. It will need to be removed from the circuit to be tested.

Your Answer

Ford F-150 Experts

  • #1
    OJ
    Reputation
    9,710
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    4,660
  • #3
    tennisshoes
    Reputation
    3,370
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
239 Great Deals out of 10,212 listings starting at $1,775
Used Dodge Ram 1500
42 Great Deals out of 452 listings starting at $3,488
Used Toyota Tacoma
25 Great Deals out of 1,201 listings starting at $4,444
Used Ford Mustang
6 Great Deals out of 1,038 listings starting at $3,995
Used Ford F-250
3 listings
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
5 Great Deals out of 773 listings starting at $4,200
Used Ford Explorer
35 Great Deals out of 1,548 listings starting at $5,888

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford F-150 For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 3,695 listings starting at $30,799
2017 Ford F-150 For Sale
67 Great Deals out of 1,363 listings starting at $30,888
2016 Ford F-150 For Sale
92 Great Deals out of 899 listings starting at $22,900
2015 Ford F-150 For Sale
155 Great Deals out of 781 listings starting at $21,992
2014 Ford F-150 For Sale
98 Great Deals out of 572 listings starting at $12,900

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.