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jennifers car, 3.9L V8, Jamestown, CA, May 05, 2010, 13:40
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my check charging system came on and the battery light. replaced battery and lights still on what else should i check?

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    May 05, 2010, 14:32
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    checkk the alternator. the light is an indicator that the alternator is not charging the battery

    Roy

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    jennifers car, May 05, 2010, 15:14
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    i replaced that 4 months ago, anything else?

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    mastertech6371, May 05, 2010, 15:54
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    still may have failed. check the voltage at the battery should be 14 or more

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    jennifers car, May 06, 2010, 12:02
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    thanks my husband had it tested alternator is out. hope i dont have to change it every 4 months. $175 for a new alternator and $169 for a new battery.

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    Visitor, August 24, 2010, 11:51

    what if i replaced both the alternator and then the battery and still have the check charging system???

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    Visitor, October 02, 2010, 19:42

    I am having the same problem right now

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    Visitor, October 15, 2010, 15:06

    has anyone found out the answer to this question? I have a 2002 Lincoln LS and have had the battery changed and the voltage regulators changed and still have the check charging system message. please help!

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    Visitor, November 02, 2010, 17:35

    i am having the same problems replaced battery-alt voltage ranges from 12-17 volts.it has a current draw that will run the battery dead over night,oh and that with every fuse and relay re-moved from the car.i,m stumped!!! bigtime.i,m leaning toward a possble BCM issue but was hoping i was,nt the only one with this issue as mine is a 01 that leaves 9 yrs oh someone else running into this issue.parts are not easy to change muchless locate on these then the cost of parts.would love some info on this if anyone can help sure would appriate it e-mail is daytona1969@live.com

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    Visitor, January 05, 2011, 11:09

    I have an 05 Freestyle and I have relaced both the battery and alternator. Immediately after they were replace, the check engine light came on. After about 4 hours, the check engine light went off, and now the battery light and "check charging system" comes on. It will only stay on for about 5 minutes, then it will go off for a while. Some times it will go on when the car is under high revs, or even sitting at a set of lights. There is no making sence of it. The voltage when the car is running, is 14.3 even when the battery light is on. ??????????

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    June 27, 2013, 19:53
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    Can someone email me a answer to this problem @ chocolate1972@yahoo.com

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