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Why would the 2000 Ford Escape drain its battery after 2 hours of use?

(2001 Ford Escape)
in Long Key, FL on April 18, 2013
The battery light would come on. When starting on the starter knocks.It would not start? Until I recharge the battery again it would start.
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of Greg's Orange Auto on April 19, 2013
poss charging system is bad
on April 18, 2013
car won't start with insufficient charge in battery. battery draining cause charge system has failed. most likely the alternator. have battery and alternator tested.
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