No power to truck at all, ignition had been left on it

Carol Castle

Asked by Apr 11, 2016 at 09:29 PM about the 1997 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Key had been left on. Now NO Power
anywhere. Just had vac can boster
replaced by a friend. Help.

2 Answers


Your battery probably drained by leaving the key in the ignition so long. You can try jumping the car and see if that works


Check battery with voltage tester, you should get at least 12.4 volts dc. If not, recharge battery or jump it

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