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1999 Oldsmobile Aurora Question: What's the problem when dashboard information center says "Check charging system?"

 

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, Akron, OH, June 06, 2011, 17:19
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Car sat idle for 5 weeks. Started + ran. Dash lights went out. Shut down. Thanks!

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    June 07, 2011, 02:20
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    Simply enough - the charging system has failed, and needs to be diagnosed and repaired. The most common cause of failure is a defective alternator. Have a diagnostic test performed.

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    , June 08, 2011, 12:14
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    To DaveJHM,
    Thank you! Your answer confirmed what I had thought. Again, thanks!

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