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The alernator does not appear to be charging the battery,the car has not been used for three weeks,battery has been charged but battery light stays on,can this problem be fixed easily?

My AU falocon has not been used for three weeks,the battery was flat when i tried to start it,i have charged the battery but the battery light stays on,it appears that the alternator is not charging the battery, can this be fixed easily? Thankyou, Tony.

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It sound's like the battery need's to be replaced, the alternator can't be checked without the car started, to check the alternator measure the voltage across the battery, it should read higher than the battery voltage. if the voltage on the battery stay's at 12 volt's with the car started the alternator is bad.

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