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My battery has no power and wont take a charge

I have recently taken my radio out of me 1984 ford f-150 and the next morning when i went to start my truck my battery was dead and it wont take a charge. i have checked for any exposed wires touching metal and i have found none. how can i get my battery to charge and or where could possible wires be that i cant see?

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Do you mean that you have hooked it up to a Charger and tried to charge unsuccessfully?
Or do you mean that once the truck is started, it will not charge?
as to your wiring problem,,it only takes a split second to blow the diodes on the Alternator, which will stop it from charging the battery.
Usually this is done by hooking up the jumper cables to the truck battery backwards for a second,,by thius time it is too late,,,damage done!!

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Check that a door switch is not open, or that an interior light was not switched on and left on, either at the light, or at the headlight switch.

If all your trying to charge the battery with is a trickle charger, then it can not charge the battery and light the light too.

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