i just bought a new battery alternator in good shape battery keeps being drained and when im driving the battery light flickers as i apply the gas

Asked by May 12, 2014 at 11:09 PM about the 2003 Ford Escape XLT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I bought a new battery they have tested the alternator and its good but the battery keeps draining .I drove the car without the radio ..decided to turn it on as I was driving on the highway the lights started flickering the car went dead and I sat for 15 min and it started but still couldn't drive

1 Answer

Did you play the radio loud? If you ply the radio loud it takes more battery, Try the radio at low volume and no head lights. The lights will drain your radio.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Ford Escape Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Ford Escape Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,540
#2 Bratts
Bratts
Reputation 2,670
#3 kbro
kbro
Reputation 1,470
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Explorer
1,116 Great Deals out of 71,340 listings starting at $799
Used Honda CR-V
840 Great Deals out of 63,761 listings starting at $1,100
Used Toyota RAV4
746 Great Deals out of 54,062 listings starting at $2,488
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
902 Great Deals out of 66,413 listings starting at $300
Used Ford F-150
3,039 Great Deals out of 207,184 listings starting at $1,990
Used Ford Focus
873 Great Deals out of 58,268 listings starting at $800
Used Hyundai Santa Fe
301 Great Deals out of 14,385 listings starting at $500
Used Kia Sorento
504 Great Deals out of 34,242 listings starting at $1,999
Used Jeep Liberty
285 Great Deals out of 8,098 listings starting at $1,400

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Escape For Sale
44 Great Deals out of 52,347 listings starting at $15,795
2016 Ford Escape For Sale
87 Great Deals out of 3,729 listings starting at $14,104
2015 Ford Escape For Sale
174 Great Deals out of 3,557 listings starting at $11,800
2014 Ford Escape For Sale
428 Great Deals out of 9,317 listings starting at $6,500
2013 Ford Escape For Sale
267 Great Deals out of 5,384 listings starting at $6,950