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My brake and battery dashboard lights came on when i was driving there was no change in the way the vechile ran but the was a slight whining sound

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You need a new alternator

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First, check the brake fluid levels to insure adequate amount, and providing your brakes are in good working order, make sure the foot pedal brake is released as well. The battery light means your alternator isn't working right, or your battery isn't accepting the charge. The whinning sound could be from the altenator, so try and have someone listen w/ hood up and possibly check the Alternator/battery with a multimeter. replace if the alternator puts out anything less than 12 volts.

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