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Battery light stays on but battery and alternator are fine

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    battery and alternator are tested fine but battery light stays on

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If the light is on and it goes well and charging the battery you still have a defective alternator it send a signal to the dash that there no power going to that circuit you can drive it like that but if ever our altrenator stop charging our in trouble thanks
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