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2001 Ford Windstar Limited 112,000 miles

Our van is equipped with a DVD player which was left on over night last week. I went to start my van the next AM and naturally, the battery was dead. We jumped it off and it seemed to start right up. Now, when I turn my key forward (to aux), the "check charging system" message comes on my indicator screen. Once I start the van, it goes away. What does this mean? I hope I haven't fried the alternator or anything of that nature!
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If it continues have system checked by service station.The check charging system could be temporary until Battery is fully charged.If this caused any damage I would be suprised, we all have had battery drains from time to time.Good Luck.

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