charging indicator light is on what does it mean

Asked by Oct 03, 2015 at 04:53 PM about the 2005 Acura MDX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

went to the store came out to leave started my car and noticed this red indicator light on seems to be the charging indicator like but my battery seems to be fine and it was not  hard to start. what could this mean

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Your alternator is not producing as much as it should or has failed. Or Battery cables corroded and not charging battery ... or ground to engine block or frame/chassis. If your battery is healthy it will start the car several times and run, but will soon not.

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it means somthin aint right fam you got bare problems yo automobile

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If it is an icon that looks like a battery that's what it is. see page 272 in your owners manual or if you don't have manual you can download and view at this link- http://techinfo.honda.com/rjanisis/pubs/OM/AH/B3V0505OM/enu/MD0505OM.pdf

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