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1990 Cadillac DeVille Question: battery not holing charge

 

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pleonne, Tampa, FL, February 01, 2010, 06:27
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A few months back i had battery replaced. Within weaks of replacement couldn't start car. Had to get a jump. after jump ran car engine to charge battery. after about 15 minuets the engine stopped and i could not turn it over with the key in ignition. On the dash the light went on for the battery not charged.

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, February 01, 2010, 08:44
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    You'll want to get the charging system checked out, and the battery as well. Either the battery, alternator or the wiring can cause this problem, so have a shop run a quick charging system check, should charge about half an hour to diagnose this.

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    Visitor, August 21, 2010, 19:37

    Have the alternator checked.

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