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2000 cirrus battery light on dash came on. new battery,and it's seems to be holding a charge.I drove it 25 miles with lights, windshield wipers, and heater on. This didn't run down the battery.

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The battery light coming on indicates that thier is a problem with the charging system (alternator ) !

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REMOVAL

  1. Release hood latch and open hood.
Removal/Installation of Battery Cables 81929864

  1. Disconnect battery negative cable.
  2. Remove windshield wiper housing, refer to the Windshield Wipers and Washers for proper procedures.
  3. Remove accessory drive belt.
Generator Mounting Bracket 81929870

  1. Remove bolt holding top of generator mount bracket to engine air intake plenum.
  2. Remove bolts holding outside of generator mount bracket to generator mount plate.
  3. Remove bolt holding top of generator to mount bracket.
  4. Remove generator mount bracket from vehicle.
  5. Rotate generator toward rear dash panel.
Generator 81929868

  1. Disconnect the push-in field wire connector . from back of generator.
  2. Remove nut holding B+ wire terminal to back of generator.
  3. Separate B+ terminal from generator.
Generator Pivot Bolt 81929871

  1. Remove bolt holding bottom of generator to lower pivot bracket.
Generator 81929872

  1. Remove generator from vehicle
INSTALLATION

  1. Place generator in position on vehicle.
  2. Install bolt to hold bottom of generator to lower pivot bracket.
  3. Place B+ terminal in position on generator.
  4. Install nut to hold B+ wire terminal to back of generator.
  5. Connect the push-in field wire connector into back of generator.
  6. Rotate generator forward away from dash panel.
  7. Place generator mount bracket in position on vehicle.
  8. Install bolt to hold top of generator to mount bracket.
  9. Install bolts to hold outside of generator mount bracket to generator mount plate.
  10. Install bolt to hold top of generator mount bracket to engine air intake plenum.
  11. Install accessory drive belt.
  12. Install windshield wiper housing, refer to the Windshield Wipers and Washers for proper procedures.
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