When our 2011 f150 truck sits for a few days it will not start as the battery is dead. Is this a common problem? Is there something special we can look for?

Asked by Feb 03, 2017 at 03:16 AM about the 2011 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

We have a 2011 ford f150. When sits for a few
days it will not start as the battery is dead. The
previous owner had the problem looked into and
cannot find anything drawing power.  Is this a
common problem? Is there something special we
can look for?

3 Answers

105,275

The alternator might be the suspect, try electrically disconnecting it and see if the battery stays up, also check for glove box light staying on and a sticking brake light switch.

113,485

There are a few good you tube videos on line that will help you how to find a short...

10

Replace the fuse panel

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