my display is showing a picture of my battery. what does that mean

Asked by Mar 10, 2014 at 08:18 PM about the 2003 BMW 3 Series

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I turn my car on, a picture of my battery appears, then the temperature blinks

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Battery light means it's time for a new alternator. Put a multimeter across the positive and negative post of the battery with the engine running, is it 14V? If much lower, you can say your installing a new alternator.

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