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Ok this is the situation i am having. I have a 1999 Ford Contour. I have been experiencing Power failures everytime i cold start it in the morning or whenever i dont use the car for excessive hours. I checked the altenator and bought a brand new battery and i still get the same outcome, What the hell could be the problem? Can someone please help me

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This situation happens if u install an after market alarm system or stereo what happens is that there is a small power leak that drains ur battery while the car is off, the solution is that you should monitor ur battery when u shut the car off for about 10 to 15 minutes and check the voltage drop between that time.
if this answers ur question Great if not then just be more specific on the problem.

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