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Old 07-10-2013, 09:57 PM   #2
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The "battery light" is a charging system fault light and your 12.3 V reading is too low. It should read 14.5V or above in a properly functioning system. If the alternator and battery wiring and connectors shows no obvious signs of problems, it's likely your alt is in need of replacement yet again.
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