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Old 12 Jun 2012, 01:20 pm
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hi i've a problem with my battery warning light constantly being on i've had the battery and alternator tested and there fine could there be any other reason for it being on cheers
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Old 12 Jun 2012, 01:37 pm
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Default Re: dashboard light

how did you test the alternator?

people at the parts stores are sometimes unqualified to test parts correctly and sometimes parts only show trouble once they are warmed by the engine.

with a multimeter did you check the voltage by connecting it from the engine block to the positive battery terminal? it should read 13.5v to 14.5v at at idle and when revving it up.

battery should have 11.8v to 12.5v with the engine and key off
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