Power draw

Asked by May 25, 2017 at 06:45 PM about the 1985 Ford Ranger XL Standard Cab 4WD LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1985 ranger 2.8 V6 drawing power from battery
with the key in off position just replaced ignition
switch and same issue, fuse box is getting
constant power on at least 4 fuses.

3 Answers


Have you ran the battery draw test using a test light yet? Some fuses will be have power normally due to the KAM system.


Disconnect the alternator to see if the drain stops.

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I will try both of these next it is only when sits parked that it is draining battery unless I disconnect negative cable on battery.

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