my check charging system came on and the battery light. replaced battery and lights still on what else should i check?
check charging system on 2002 Lincoln LS
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checkk the alternator. the light is an indicator that the alternator is not charging the battery
i replaced that 4 months ago, anything else?
still may have failed. check the voltage at the battery should be 14 or more
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.
what if i replaced both the alternator and then the battery and still have the check charging system???
I am having the same problem right now
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!
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 email@example.com
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. ??????????
I have a 2006, chevy equinox I replaced battery, starter, had alt. Check all good but still have battery light on suddenly it stops. I have to jump started or disconnect the battery for approximately one hour. Can you give me an idea as what else it can be. Thanks
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I just bought a used 2001 Lincoln Ls V8 engine. The guy who sold it to me said not to worry about the battery recharge on the dashboard, he said everything is fine on the car except that light that flashes. He installed a new battery but he was told at the mechanic shop that the battery reset system was the issue,Something needs to be reset in order for that light to go off since there is absolutely no problems with the car. I really hope thats true and its not draining out the alternator. Other than the light flashing it runs fine, Anyone else have this issue?