Battery light flashes

Asked by Dec 29, 2016 at 05:20 AM about the 2006 Toyota RAV4

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The battery light flickers , and
then the vsc, check engine, 4wd
and air bag lights came on and
lost power steering,  after about
two miles of driving I lost all
power and the car died. I had it
towed to the dealer and they
checked it out and found
nothing wrong. After about a
week the same thing happened
everything went dead again

2 Answers


Make sure your battery is good and you have 12 volts, your alternator may not be charging. I will bring the car to AutoZone and have them do a load test on the battery and have them check the charging system, this will be done for free, saving you money.

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In addition to what my friend joemom posted...check all the electrical connections at the battery as well as the starter. A loose or corroded connection can cause these strange electrical symptoms.

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