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2012 Ford Flex The third time not starting due to low

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2012 Ford Flex The third time not starting due to low battery after setting overnight in cooler weather. It has gone 3 - 4 days between jump starts. Have had a general electrical systems check and all components checked ok including the battery, starter, alternator. It appears that their is something causing a slow battery discharge. The touch pad keyless entry does not work and blinks on and off and stays on. This is a suspect.

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the battery? And have you tested it with a voltmeter?

Yes, it was checked by Walmart to be a 100 or so amperes low and full voltage.

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

I have not done anything except to locate the problem and so far the door panel keyless entry pad is the only thing that I can come up with. The battery is dated Jan 2006, but checks out "Good".

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Technician replied 4 months ago
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If you have a digital volt meter I can show you and walk you through the steps to diagnose this parasitic draw.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
That is great. I do have a cheap digital multi-meter. My wife has the car currently until 5:00 or so. I did have a friend who has a regular load test meter and could not determine any sigsignificant drainage. He concluded that is in the door panel/keyless entry pad and require taking to dealer.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
When you say satisfaction does that mean we can fix it? I already am out $24.00 and "0" to show for it.
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