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Battery not getting charged

Alternator is not charging the battery. New alternator just installed

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  • tom_and_melo May 29, 2009

    Yes - battery was tested and is still good.

    Yes - battery light is on


  • tim randall
    tim randall May 11, 2010

    did you have the battery tested auto parts will do it for you

  • michael sinclair
    michael sinclair May 11, 2010

    Is the battery light on on the dash when the car is running? mike

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I had the same problem i took my battery out and brought it to autozone they checked it and found it wasn't holding a charge replaced battery and my car started up.

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