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Every time I didn't run my Ford Ranger p u truck for 2 days,

Every time I didn't...

Every time I didn't run my Ford Ranger p u truck for 2 days, I have to jump it to start. Now I did not run my truck for a month and it won't start. What's wrong?

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

I put already a new battery.

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Ranger?

1993 Ford Ranger.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ranger yourself? What have you tried so far?

Junp it and then change the battery.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

In the the dashboard, the check engine come on and the battery sensor.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Are you still working on it?
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Canuck Tech
Canuck Tech, Auto Service Technician
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Hi there. Dealing with the battery issue, the truck has a parasitic draw - meaning something is not shutting off when you turn the key off. Something fairly significant if it dies in two days. Here is a procedure to identify which circuit is staying alive - the technique is excellent, but the flla make a math mistake, so check ou the comments under the video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRcj1fQcWwU

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*but the tech makes a math mistake

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
How could I watch the video?

Copy and paste the link into your browser

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Or, this will work if you are mobile

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once you have identified which circuit is still energized, we can move forward with some possible solutions

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
My cell phone is dying, it's 6 % charge. So I can't talk to you right now.

OK.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Where will I bring the truck to check which circuit haS A DRAW?
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Are you still there?

Yes.

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OK. So you aren't going to do this yourself. Correct?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I'm not a mechanic. So, to whom should I bring my truck?

Where are you?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I'm here in Jacksonville, fl. Can the dealership mechanic do it and check which circuit has a draw?

With a 93 truck, I'm not sure the dealer is the best bet... Let me check some options.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Ok, I'll wait for your suggestion.

http://www.protechautojax.biz/

These guys are a NAPA Autopro operation. Nationwide warranty... The best I can suggest.

If this information has been helpful, please close up the question, and rate my service.

Regards, Canuck

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Okay, thank you for your help. Do'nt charge me monthly .. Just the $ 26.00 for this service.

I'm not sure exactly how that works, but if you didn't sign up for monthly, you won't get charged monthly.

Thank you for using Just Answer.

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