my ford escape is not charging my brand new batt

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Asked by Aug 02, 2014 at 01:06 AM about the 2003 Ford Escape XLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have let a mechanic check my alternator with a scan it was charging good but still my brand new batt is nearly dead i check all fuses everthing seemed ok i dont know where else to look

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254,435

Do you have a volt or multimeter? Car off, probe the battery, should be around 12.3V. Car on, should be around 14V. What do you have?

254,435

If that checks out, the you want to check if you have a parasitic draw draining your battery......https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KF1gijj03_0

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I have a multimeter but checked my batery its giving me 11,5 V i will do the parasitic test to see but my battery is not fully charged can i still do th parasitic test Tom i thank you very much for this valueble info thanks a billion i wil do the test and let you know

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