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Battery in message center continues to flash ON with engine running and Amp gauge indicating 14 amps

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That battery light means that the alternator is not working properly, you can take it to a shop to get an avr test which will tell you forsure.Or replace the alternator. I would do something soon, the atlernator will wreck your battery & leave you stranded on the side of the road. Good luck

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