i just replaced my wire houseing for my alternator an got a new alternator for it an my battery is less then a year old but my battery light is still on what could cause this


Asked by Mar 30, 2015 at 10:13 PM about the 1997 Ford Taurus GL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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charg the battery fully and have it load tested, then check to see that you have over 14 volts at the battery with engine running

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