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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-02-2007, 12:33 AM
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2001 Chevy Impala the battery light on the dash keeps coming on when started.?

I had the battery checked they said it was good. Put it back in and now i have no dome light or anything. whats up?? Is there some sort of sequence of things I need to do? Is it the security thing not letting power go to the rest of the car?

If anyone has a clue PLEASE let me know
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Check the battery terminal connections. If there is alot of white powdery residue on the ends of the cables, it could be causing a bad connection. Also the battery light being on could mean you need an alternater. Clean the cables and see what happens first.
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ALTERNATOR is more than likely bad.

Get that checked out.
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same problem

My battery light would come on while I'm driving and I would lose power for a second or so, then start up again but it caused my engine to stutter. I had the battery checked, alternator checked. The battery was going bad so I replaced it, but it did it to me today on my way home. Cables are tight.

Any ideas?
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