My battery light flashes on the dash of my 200 cougar what are common causes

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Asked by Apr 21, 2012 at 12:01 AM about the Mercury Cougar

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2000 Mercury Cougar V6 2.5L  random battery light flashes.  I

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Usually an alternator problem. Check if the battery is charging when the engine is running. The voltage regulator may be faulty. Depending on the type/brand of alternator it may be possible to only replace the regulator which will be alot cheaper

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