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Red battery light comes on intermitenly

Light comes on intemitently but car continues to run normaly

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Alternator or battery going bad. Free testing at your local autoparts store will give you the answer. Most will help you with the battery install for free as well.

Posted on Dec 30, 2012

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The Battery Light is directly connected to the Alternator. So, if it goes on, it's either a loose belt or a bad alternator.

Posted on Jan 28, 2011

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