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My battery will not stay charged, the battery and engine lights are on

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If the battery is more than three years old and they still read 12volts that doesn't mean that they will have enough ampere to turn over the motor,,.a battery at it minimum,should read 12.5v optimum is 13volts. i really think you need a new battery...the reason it wont hold a charge is because one of the six cells inside it is going bad.
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Alternator not charging will need replaced

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