my 1996 f150 5 speed standard drains a battery in just 8 hours, nothing is left on. any ideas or suggestions?

Asked by Feb 01, 2017 at 10:05 PM about the 1996 Ford F-150 XL LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my 1996 f150  5 speed standard drains a battery in just 8 hours, nothing is left
on. any ideas or suggestions?   

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Disconnect the +ve and -ve from the battery. Using an ohmeter check the +ve battery cable connection to gnd to see if your main power cable is grounded somewhere. It should not be 0 or close to 0

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