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If its on while running alternator

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The battery red light comes if battery voltage is low, if the battery is very old then get the battery replaced.If the battery is not very old then get the battery recharged and clean the batter terminals wit contact cleaner. ---------------- But mostly this light comes on when battery needs replacing.----------Thanks.

Posted on May 19, 2011

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    Sorry but even if the battery is no good this will not cause the battery light to come on, the battery light is a warning of a problem in the recharging system.
    I have had many cars with flat and nonchargeable battery's and never seen the warning light for this problem.
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Is that when the engine is running? If so It sounds like the alternator that charges the battery when the engine runs is faulty and eventually the battery will go flat. Alex

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