if you replace the battery on a 2007 pontiac torrent and still get a charge the battery charging system could it be the alternator

Asked by Sep 26, 2016 at 09:28 PM about the 2007 Pontiac Torrent Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the car started running funny the other night lights dim, hard to turn and basically cut off. battery wouldn't charge so I got a new one. still seeing the battery symbol and getting a message saying check the battery charging system. now they tell me i need an alternator. so i need a new battery and an alternator

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Yes, check it,by cranking car up,then remove one of the cable,s on the battery while it is running,if it cut,s off it will be a bad alternator.

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