When I let my 2004 Ford F150 set for 2-3 days, the battery goes completly dead. I replaced the battery 2-3 months ago. I can hear a faint humming at the gas filler entrance .

Asked by Jan 01, 2013 at 10:14 AM about the 2004 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Could that be what is killing my battery??

3 Answers

28,495

yes whatever the humming noise is could be killing your battery. anything that stays on too long when the vehicle is off can kill it. can you pull the fuel pump fuse and see if the humming goes away?

2,475

That same thing happened to me . the eletrical post are loose try tightening them.

495

If those options did not help check your alternator, when a alternator is going bad it often drains all the life out of a battery in a few days and when it is completely dead will drain it in a minute flat

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