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Battery light blinking

3 days ago the battery light in my car started blinking, not
in a regular pattern, just on and of in the beginning and stays on a little
longer now, like 2 seconds.
What cant that be?

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The battery light shining means that your battery is not charging while you are driving, The light blinking means that the altenator(Component that Charges the battery) is faulty, It couls also be a sliping belt since the altenator is drivin by a V belt, Check the belt tensioner and if the problem persist have the altenator checked out.

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