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I've been driving the car for a while and it's been doing fine. I've checked all the fluids and everything is topped off. But when I turn on the heat, headlights, and if I lower the top the brake and

I checked the alternator and it's working. I think it might be either the battery or the computer. The top of the car is leaking, and since the computer is under the passenger seat I was wondering if that may be the source of my problem.

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Maybe. The battery light means the alternator is not charging the battery. Its possible the computer is disabling the alternator when the light is on. Of course it could be a problem with the brake fluid or parking brake but I assume you have checked those already.

Posted on Feb 10, 2014

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Have you by any chance jacked up the passenger side, or got vehicle on a hoist to make sure there isn't any plugs on the underside that may have fell out? They could be round or oval metal or rubber plugs, probably in that area.

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SOURCE: Yesterday when I went to work the battery and

Try a day time running light modual,these things are notorious for messing up,and since they are supposed to work when the car is charging it seems like the logical solution.

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hello, these cars will do that, comp goes through, a cycle, fan usually last thing to turn off, it may not do it all the time, depend on how hot it gets, plus cools engine after its turned off

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