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I have a 2004 V-6 Ford Escape. Replaced the battery 2 months ago. It's dying on me now. Jumped it this morning...drove to work...OK. Car sat for about 4 hours, started fine to go to the gas station. Left the car running, went to back out of the parking space & battery died, shutting off the car. Jumped again...drove OK. Car sat for another 3 hours...started just fine. Drove home, car sat for about an hour...started just fine again. Took to Auto Parts store where I bought the battery...they tested & battery was just about fully charged. Car started up just fine. Drove home, parked car in driveway...sat for about 1 1/2 hours. Dead again.

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  • natmd78 Aug 13, 2012

    you may need to check and make sure yor terminals are not dirty or loose. If it was the alternator making your battery go bad I think it would die before a month . But who knows vehicles seem to have a mind of their own. I had a honda that did that to me and it was a bad connection.

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Have alternator checked at Autozone....or O'reilly's

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Sounds like alternator

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Replace the alternator,this is the problem,please rate thank you.

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