Q: Electrics died after warning light

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One night when I was driving home, the battery light lit up on the dashboard of my 2007 Ford Focus. I was close to home and thought I could make it there but when I was at a stop sign half a block away, all of the electronics died. I needed help getting the car into my driveway, which was very inconvenient. The car is just past 100,000 miles at this point, so I suppose the alternator lasted a decent amount of time. What can I do avoid having the same problem again in the future?

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