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Replaces batery and need to take battery light out
If the Battery Light is on you have a fail at the Alternator. When cars had generators the Battery Light actually referred to the Battery but now that indicator demonstrates the Alternator is not doing what it is supposed to. Now given the narrow nature of the question there could be a few variables in this mix. Starting at the Alternator verify everything is in fact connected properly to the Alternator, follow that to the Battery, and then the external wiring such as Ground points etc. If the installation is correct than the Alternator has failed but it may not have failed completely and it is still providing some power. Test it for output and if it fails replace it.
Posted on Feb 07, 2015
It would be easier to tape over them, otherwise you are looking at removing the entire dashboard so you can remove your gauge cluster. I would rather fix the problem that is bringing the lights on in the first place.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Sounds like you need a new alternator. If you know how to take your alternator out (consult a chilton's), take it to autozone or a similar parts store and they usually have an alternator tester. If it is bad, buy one from them and get some money back for the core. If you can avoid taking it to the shop, do it, because they will way overcharge you and the alternator is easy to replace. Usually it is just a couple of cables, and a tensioner that you can loosen to take the belt off so that you can remove it.
Posted on Jul 21, 2008
SOURCE: battery light stays on
there is a singal wire that hooks to the alt check to see if it has come off our broken this wire is for lamp. if it is hooked up then there is a voltage regulator problem good luck kdc
Posted on Dec 24, 2008
I would check the alternator. Check the battery terminal connections to make sure they are tight. My immediate response remains to check the alternator.
Posted on Jun 30, 2009
yes you do. your car has an anti theft device in it so it is something you will have to call the dealership about. it should be free so no worries! it should be in your owners manual if you still have it
Posted on Aug 29, 2009
CHECK BATTERY VOLTAGE WITH CAR RUNNING.TO SEE IF ALTERNATOR IS CHARGING THE BATTERY. IT SHOULD BE 13.5 VOLTS TO 14.5 VOLTS.IF NOT ITS YOUR ALTERNATOR.IF ALTERNATOR GOOD.MOST TIME IF ABS LIGHT COME ON YOU HAVE A FAULTY WHEEL SENSOR OR ABS RELAY.
Posted on Nov 15, 2009
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