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Battery light where no battery problem exists

I got my battery replaced today, after having to call for a jumpstart a few times during the below zero weather we have been having in Maine. The battery light only used to show when starting or when stalling. Now it is on all the time, even though the battery is working fine. The mechanic had checked the electrical connections and said all was fine. What could be wrong?

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  • Suzanne Wilson
    Suzanne Wilson Jan 23, 2009

    hey guys....the battery light went out this morning! I think it just needed to charge up more. :) Thank you for all the responses!

  • hitecator
    hitecator May 11, 2010

    Have you checked your battery terminals?



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Check the Tension on the Belt. If it is Even just a little bit loose it will cause the Dash light and it will not allow the Alternator to Recharge the Battery.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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    Travis Humphries Jan 23, 2009

    No Problem! Happy to Help!



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