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Check charging system light comes on and stays on. battery light is also lit up. Just started today doing it only at accleration then it stayed on constatnt tonight

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Check the drive belt and all the pulleys to make sure the belt is not slipping,then check the voltage at the battery with the ac on high blower,and the headlights on.It should read 13.65 volts,to 14.25 volts,any less then replace the alternator.Check this with any kind of DC volt meter that will go up to 18 at least.

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