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I have been having trouble with my battery in my ford taurus holding a charge. I have checked the alternator, had the battery checked and charged by a shop, I baught a multi meter and when I turn the car off and check it with the meter the power starts to drain what does that mean?but when i remove the positive terminal it stay's charged; does it mean there is a power sourse sucking the power from my battery when its not running at all?

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Check & see if you have a faulty mercury switch in the trunk or under the hood. Remove the bulb & check for current loss with your meter at the battery. If the current loss has stoped then you have found the problem. In other words, your light may be staying on when the trunk is closed or the hood is closed. Good luck!

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