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Old 06-07-2006, 15:50   #1 (permalink)
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Question 87 broncoII

have 87 broncoII,have draw on battery like somethings on. have checked the obvious,brake lights dome light etc.have pulled all fuses while checking it the draw underhood? battery is dead each morning. any ideas?
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Old 06-07-2006, 16:25   #2 (permalink)
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when testing it did you disconnect the negative battery and put a test light between the negative side of the battery and the terminal??
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when testing it did you disconnect the negative battery and put a test light between the negative side of the battery and the terminal??
is visable arc when disconnecting positive, with full volts from pos to batt. am sure same would occur with neg.
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Re: 87 broncoII

Remove the negative terminal from the battery and run a test light from the disconnected terminal to the connected positive side. The test light will light up bright if there is a short.

Now start to remove fuses one at a time until you see the light go dim, then you know which circuit it is.
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Remove the negative terminal from the battery and run a test light from the disconnected terminal to the connected positive side. The test light will light up bright if there is a short.

Now start to remove fuses one at a time until you see the light go dim, then you know which circuit it is.
is not short,is 2 amp draw on batt charger ammeter,withall fuses removed. what is on fusible link that is not run through main fuse panel?
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