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1989 Toyota pickup with short/dead battery

My brake light and battery light come on and then I have a dead battery later. Can't figure out what is shorting out. Please help.
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The brake light combined with the battery light tells me that your alternator is not sufficiently charging the battery. These 2 lights illuminate in tandem when the voltage regulator is not seeing over 12.5 volts. You are going to probably have to replace the alternator, or get it checked & overhauled at an alternator shop.

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