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One battery light and hand brake light is contionously on charged battery discharged quicqly missing at running position

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1. Replace alternator
2. See tips on brake light at http://www.fixya.com/cars/r6004281-brake_indicator_light_stays
3. Is "check engine" light on? Need trouble codes to troubleshoot miss

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or came on only after the new ALT?????????
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