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1993 Toyota Camry Question: Car battery light ON and then OFF

 

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Dragon Eye, Wake Island, HI, January 26, 2014, 16:32
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While I was driving last night about 90 Km/hr suddenly I saw the battery light on. It stay about 4-6 minutes and then disappear. I was scared coz I need to drove about 30 more kms to home and I did it. That time headlight, gps and radio is operating but I switched off radio. would u plz let me know what should i do and cause of this problem.

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    asksteevies January 26, 2014, 16:50
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    That mean it not charging if it stays on or the voltage regulator starting to go see if its charging by checking battery with
    Volts meter ,should be 14.0 volts with car running...

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    Dragon Eye, January 26, 2014, 16:56
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    I also drove today morning...no problem till now. is it safe to drive

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    asksteevies, January 26, 2014, 17:23
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    Yes ,its safe just get it checked out if stays on ':-)

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    Dragon Eye, January 26, 2014, 17:53
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    but if it turn on then why suddenly again turned off....

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    asksteevies, January 26, 2014, 18:12
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    Becausee the voltage regulator is in alternator ,I thin k it could be on its way out..

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    Dragon Eye, January 26, 2014, 22:53
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    thanks dude. do you suggest me to replace it? how expensive it is?

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