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Battery light came on and stayed on , lights dimmed on the way home, about 5km drive, then when i turned it off it never started again 1997 chevy cavalier

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Check belt to alternator-if good check wiring and connections to battery and alternator if good than have battery and alternator tested most auto stores offer this service for free ur battery or alternator are not working correctly either alternator not charging or battery not holding charge

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You can check the belt, but it sounds like a bad alternator. You are going to have to charge the battery, so the entire system is going to have to be checked. Since you made it to that destination without running hot, maybe it doesn't sound like the belt is broken but check anyway. Good luck.

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