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Charging system problem

I have a honda accord and i replace the battery and the alternator and the battery light on the dashboard still on what can the problem be?

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Check charging system and make sure that the alternator is charging efficently and get back to me, because its electrical alternator can be defective especially if its aftermarket.( should be at least 14 volts with car running at idle) Good Luck

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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The instructions for installing a new alternator usually read to fully charge the battery (12.3 - 12.8 volt range). Otherwise, the alternator will be damaged when it initializes. I have seen some extreme damage result from installing a new alternator with a low-charge battery. The torque required to turn an alternator when damaged in this scenario is unbelieveable!

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