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Blinking battery light 99 323i

3 days ago the battery light in my car started blinking, not in a regular pattern, just on and of in the beginning and stays on a little longer now, like 2 seconds.
What cant that be?

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  • jtpasteries Jun 19, 2008

    I have a 2002 Volkswagen Cabrio. Just had its 60 thousand mile checkup. Mechanic said I needed new battery. Bought new battery. Now I have the battery light that keeps going on and off.....Went back to have it checked. Battery okay.....What now?

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    my battery keep coming on



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Agree with ilragatzzo78.
Sometimes the failing battery will damage the alternator, and they both unfortunately need changing at the same time (-if the tension belt was correct as previously commented on).
With a voltmeter and the car engine off the Volts across battery will read 12v. With engine running (be careful) the alternator should pump a further 2v -i.e. voltmeter reads 14volts across battery, if not then the alternator is definately failing.

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Ehiter your battery is dying, or your alternatos is slipping.
try checking the tension on your belt, if is kinda loose maybe that's your problem.
if it's ok, then it may be your battery.

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