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haha, maybe i should explain,
Parasitic draw is the amount on amperage draw on the truck when shut off and all computers have gone into sleep mode.
Get a good volt meter, put it on the ( amp ) setting, disconnect the negative lead on the main battery, put the positive ( red ) lead of the tester on the cable, tape it on, put the negative ( black ) lead on the battery terminal, youll see a amp reading, if you have an auto ranging meter you wont need to select miliamps etc it will do it for you, once connected youll see a reading, let the meter sit for awhile..15-30 mins DO NOT LET THE battery cable touch the post it will blow the fuse in your meter, youll get a number like 0.10amps, anything above 0.05amps is too much reading the ford manual, if its over 0.05 you have something drawing a charge from the battery and it shouldnt be
05+ coils, 10 Rear diff, box, tailgate, lights, bumper, Full 07 front harley swap...the list is endless.
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updated as of OCT 28/2013