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This light indicates that there is no or too little voltage being produced for the battery. Try cleaning the battery posts. If the light still comes on then have the alternator tested. Hope this helps. Good luck.

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THIS MEANS THAT THE ALTERNATOR VOLTAGE HAS FALLEN BELOW THE BATTERY VOLTAGE, THIS MEANS THE ALTENRATOR HAS FAILED 95% OF THE TIME

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