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My battery light has come on. The battery is only about 5yrs any suggestions

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If the Battery as been in the car for more then 4 years, it may have reached it's life of service. Battery's last average 4 to 5 years and you may get 6 years but that's rear. Once the battery get's to 4 years the acid and water n the battery are diminished due to evaporation and if the electrodes in the battery it self get's too hot and they touch each other causing a short in the battery it self will cause the battery to drain it self too. Good luck and hope this helps, as i said if the battery is more then 4 years old then it's a good chance that it's time for a new one and have youralternator checked to make sure it's only charging 13.5 volts and not overcharging the battery which is also a cause for short battery life. keep me posted, be glad to answer any questions you may have.

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Check battery for a early sign of wear Bad cell !! Also have your alternator tested by PEP Boys or AUTOZONE on A tester unit !! swampratt200 !!1 AAAEEE!!!!

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