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

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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.

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