why does the battery light stay on

Molly McLaughlin

Asked by Feb 28, 2014 at 12:30 PM about the 1998 Oldsmobile Achieva 4 Dr SL Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Tom Demyan

Usually indicates that your alternator has failed. Have a mechanic or local auto parts store test it for you. If you have a volt meter, with the engine running, car in park, probe the battery , positive and negative, is it 14V?

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