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Battery Emblem shows on message center

Serpintine belt ok....New Battery......Clean cables.......Belt tension ok....Inspected fuse center under hood...ok...........applied belt dressing on belt....sometimes the emblem will stay on steady or it will flash off and on,,,,,,,driving me nuts....

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Could be a Loose Battery cable. or even the terminal of the Battery where the Cable screws in could have come loose. If these are OK then Try Removing the ECM Fuse on the Fuse Panel for 2 or 3 Minutes to Reset the Computer. Let me know what U get.

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