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Old 05-14-2010, 07:37 PM
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Default Battery Light on

was driving home today and my battery light came on and my gauge went down. I made it home I think its probably my alternator. Any other ideas?
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Old 05-14-2010, 07:43 PM
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Default Re: Battery Light on

Yep, alternator. Usually the battery isn't far behind.
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Old 05-14-2010, 07:46 PM
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Default Re: Battery Light on

greaaat. anyone wanna help a poor 16 year old out and send him an alternator? lol..gonna take 3 paychecks to replace it.
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Old 05-14-2010, 08:07 PM
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Default Re: Battery Light on

Go to your local auto parts store (Advanced, Checker, Autozone) and have them test the alternator and the battery. They do it for free and you'll know.
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