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To test for a draw you need to remove the positive cable and then with a test light go from the post of the battery positive to the battery positive cable with the test light.Hook up the test light to the positive post and then to the cable that you removed.When the source of the draw is found,take it out of the circuit and you will be good to go,the light will go out and the draw will end,you may need to pull fuses out yo get to this repair.If you can,tell me what is not working now and why are hunting down a short.

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Are you familiar with removing battery cable from battery + and installing a 12 volt test light from cable end to battery post ? If the light is on bright, you have a good draw. Now start removing fuses you suspect may be causing the draw, and when light goes real dim, or out, you found the circuit with the draw. Keep in mind radio memory will cause small draw as well. Just keep track of where they came from.

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    caplinger31 Aug 04, 2012

    We did this for my 2003 Mountaineer. My husband could not figure it out. So I pulled all fuses making sure to place them and label them where they go. I replaced them one at a time. If there was a draw, I kept that fuse out. We found out the reason why he didn't find it. The 1 fuse and 29 fuse both went to the PJB-which I do not know what that isw-but if you cannot find it one fuse out back in and move to the next...try all out and watching for draw as you put them back in.

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