battery is dying overnight. battery is new altenator is 6 months old. no lights are being left on. someone mentioned lighting module. my remote car starter stopped working 2weeks before problem.

Asked by Nov 20, 2015 at 04:05 PM about the 2006 Ford Escape XLT Sport

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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You have been cursed with the most annoying problem a car have and there's no easy way to find it... finding it usually involves a meter, a fuse puller (pull fuse and see what the meter does) and patience

Thank you I noticed after car was running for about 15 min. Alternator was struggling causing engine to slow down. May try to change under warranty. Will let you know.

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Normally an alternator will make a "whining" noise when heavily loaded but not bog the engine down. I would pull the remote fuse ... leave it off over night

Is That fuse labeled remote fuse?

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