Battery Light is on on 2001 Ford Escape

I just bought this vehicle and the battery light is on. The dealer said they did a diagnostic and it is the alternator. How can I be sure?

by in San Antonio, TX on March 18, 2010
2 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by on March 18, 2010
Take it to almost any chain parts store. Most have a battery /alternator voltage and amp tester and they can ck it for you.
COMMENT by on March 25, 2010
ok..took care of that. Now the coolant light is on but the coolant levels are all full. Now what? Suggestions please!
ANSWER by on June 09, 2010
i dont know.any suggestions
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