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Ford Mustang Battery Drain

Q. Hi, My name is Joe and I own a 1995 Ford Mustang Cobra with a 302. My battery's power is drained very quickly. My alternator, battery and connections are good. All the fuses are good too. I have three relays 14B192-AA. They are located in the power distribution box. Ford said they go to the fog lamps, starter and horn. Could these drain my battery within two minutes after having a full charge.

Ford Mustang Battery Drain

The car runs great with jumper cables but as soon as they are removed the power drops fast. Can you help me?

Thanks,
Joe

A. This is typical of a bad alternator or battery with an internal short. I would try swapping your battery with a known good battery and see if that solves the problem. If not, then it's probably a bad alternator.

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