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1999 ford f-150. replaced alt. charged battery started truck 11.5 volts and dropping. within minuets the bat was dead. had new alt checked it was fine. coult the fusable link be bad

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I doubt it is the link. The only way to kill a battery that fast is a huge short. Your wires should be smoking. Is the alternator wire shorted? I have some short troubleshooting tips, but I'm not sure they would work on such a big short--it really should be almost obvious. The tips are here: http://www.fixya.com/cars/r5925550-dead_battery_troubleshooting . These are generic instructions. Let me know if you have more questions.

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