My battery is putting out too much voltage..do I need a new aternator? on 2005 Saturn Vue

I was told by 2 people at different auto zone stores. Battery indicator light comes on.

by in Tampa, FL on February 07, 2013
3 answers
ANSWER by , February 07, 2013
Possibly. Are they willing to guarantee their 'diagnosis'?Depending on the cost of the alternator VS. the cost of diagnosis is it worth the gamble?
ANSWER by , February 07, 2013
if it is overcharging then the reglator inside the alt is probably shot you will need a new alt
ANSWER by , February 08, 2013
battery when votemeter checked shoul be 12-12 1/2 volts , shoul reed 13 if alternator is working when engine is running