short/battery discharging

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Asked by May 26, 2017 at 02:58 PM about the 1997 Ford F-150 STD 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When ignition switch turned on an motor
started battery drain is fast. Changed
battery, alternator, checked fuses, checked
for shorts, (seems like something shorted
but can't find any). Trailer light plug in wired
incorrectly, fixed that. Checked battery
cables, starter an solenoid for shorts. Had
starter tested. Checked ground were
grounded ok, checked every light, door
alarms etc. Having new alternator re-tested.
Made sure alternator wiring correct.
Checked wire connections an plugged in
correctly. But battery still not charging an
actually discharging. Anyone have this
problem an solution! Any help much
appreciated. Tim: timbarnettoc@yahoo.com

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