2001 Ford Escape Q&A

2001 Ford Escape Question: Battery Light is on

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? -
Answer 1
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 1
ok..took care of that. Now the coolant light is on but the coolant levels are all full. Now what? Suggestions please! -
Answer 2
i dont know.any suggestions -
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