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We have a 1995 Toyota Corolla that has stalled and the battery light comes on. So We changed the battery and the alternator thinking this would solve the problem but it hasnt't. We took it for a test drive and at deceleration the battery light went on. put the meter on it tested at 11.2. Help!We don't know what else to do.

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  • lgubash Oct 03, 2009

    The regulator is built into the Alternator and the belt looks good.

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The alternator should be putting out 13 to 14 volts into the system when the car is on. Are you testing 11.2 from the battery or from the vehicle when the engine is going? Is the voltage regulator built into the alternator or is it seperate? How does the alternator belt look? The belt could be slipping slightly causing the alternator not to put out the proper voltage when the engine rpms lower during deceleration. I would think it is a bad voltage regulator,alternator, of the belt slipping. The light is coming on because the voltage is dropping below 13v during deceleration. It is also possible that the new alternator is also bad. So inspect the belt and replace if bad and make sure it is tight if ok,verify the voltage regulator is good(if it is not built into the alternator) and double check the battery cables are tight and corrosion free. Also amke sure the battery is good and charged.Let me know if you need more advice.

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  • muebe Oct 03, 2009

    What is the output voltage that you are getting from the electrcial system when the engine is at idle then at higher rpm say around 2000rpm? Have you used a scanner to see what voltage the computer is reading? The computer is going to set the light off and may not be getting the correct voltage reading from the electrical system. You may need to use a scanner to run a data log from the computer while driving and see what voltage the computer is seeing when you are decelerating an and the battery light comes on. Your electrical system may be charging correctly and the computer is getting the incorrect reading then turning on the battery light.

  • muebe Oct 03, 2009

    You said the belt looks good but also re-check the tension on the belt for the alternator is correct. You stated you replaced the alternator and the belt might be too lose or too tight. It sounds like the belt might be slipping to me if the light is coming on during deceleration.

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