1999 Chrysler Town & Country Q&A
1999 Chrysler Town & Country Question: Why does my battery light come on?
A few days ago I noticed the battery light on my dashboard came on and it has every day since, but I have a meter that plugs into the cigarette lighter and after a while it goes form 11.7 to 14.5 and stays that way. Can you help me? I must add that I have jumped the battery twice before driving the van. - thinthin54
The computer is the voltage regulator, does the light go off when it reaches 14.5 volts. Have it tested, it sounds like the computer has an issue, but the alternator could have a diode issue as well. The computer can be by-passed with a good mechanic. - ProfessorG
How old is the batt? Could be the batt or Possible alternator. Go to local auto parts store like autozone they check both the batt and alternators for free - C-los
I agree with ProfessorG. Most Chrysler charging problems are related to a PCM problem. I said most not all. Have the problem checked out by a PROFESSIONAL TECH,not a parts store sales person. Unless you have a deep wallet and want to guess the problem. - PARTS GUY
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