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Old 04-10-2013, 06:01 PM   #1
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My battery light came on one day and a few days later my altinator went out. I changed it and everything is working fine but the light is staying on. Any suggestions?
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Old 04-10-2013, 09:18 PM   #2
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Unhook battery for a minute or two
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Unhook battery for a minute or two
not sure what this would accomplish if it comes back on, if the light came on its for a reason, i would test the alternator, most "new" alternators are just rebuilds anyways, and its always possible to get a deffective alty with a bad regulator. "new" means never ever works lol. a battery light on could mean a bad alty or a bad battery with a dead cell. get it checked out at your local autoparts store before we start assuming anything. let us know the findings once those 2 things have been tested. by the way you probably killed a battery cell running the car on just battery, it has happened alot at my job cars come in with dead battery cause their alty died
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