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I have a 2015 Titanium escape. I just had a new door put on

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I have a 2015 Titanium escape . I just had a new door put on due to an accident now the battery won't keep a charge.
JA: Have you tested the battery with a voltmeter? And can you see if it's leaking or not?
Customer: The battery was tested and i was told that its ok.
JA: Are you fixing your Escape yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I had a diagnostic check ran and everything was ok except it said there was anise with the an issue with restraints and driver assistance
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Dan replied 1 month ago.

You need to perform a parasitic draw test. The battery could be going dead for a number of reasons. The only way to diagnose a battery drain is to measure current draw. You need a multi meter set to amps. remove negative battery cable and connect meter in series with negative cable and negative post on batter. You will then start removing fuses one at a time until the meter reads the draw has gone down. Once you know the fuse you will be able to narrow down the circuit and the individual modules on that circuit need to be isolated.

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