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#1 Damogones


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Posted 29 June 2020 - 09:55 AM

Hi all this is my first time using this or any forum,so please be gentle.

I have a focus mk 2.5 2009 1.6,Just recently  because of covid i have been isolating and not driving,when i wnt to start the car after about 2 days the battery was flat,i changed for one i had on charge and all fine for 2 days then flat again,tried drain leak test with meter nothing. advice please.

#2 mike4369


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Posted 29 June 2020 - 11:42 AM

If a drain leak test shows nothing then most likely your battery ( and possibly the other one too) is duff. Normal drain current should not be much more than 50 milliamps, anything more will drain a battery over time.

Edited by mike4369, 29 June 2020 - 11:57 AM.

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