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Battery draining fast

I have a 92 ford tempo gl 3.0 v6. ive tried to jump it and as soon as i take off the cables it starts to drain my battery with in 15-20 minutes the car dies. it has a new altenator, new battery, and new cables. what could drain my battery that fast and make it die? where should i start? ive checked all the fuses.

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    starts right up when i jump it off. when i remove the cable the car cut off


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I would check the alternator again, it apparently isn't charging the battery with engine running. You need a volt meter or amp meter to test this. Also does the battery discharge when the car is not running?

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