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Battery light is flickering. wires are ok. but something is shorting the battery

(1994 Chevrolet Cavalier)
in Philadelphia, PA on March 12, 2013
Any ideas? Sensor is ok too!
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of Greg's Orange Auto on March 12, 2013
on March 12, 2013
Hello there. Thanks for responding. I should have also mentioned that the alternator has been tested internally as well as is withing limits. Trans rebuilt in july 2012, and after being done the abs and emerg. break lights stay on constantly. Mechanic said don't worry about this issue. Everything with car is fine. In February of this year battery light was flickering, and told battery needed replaced. Was only year and half old. Warranty replaced battery, but now the light is flickering again, and when they test its showing alternator fine and battery fine. I went one step further and took someones advice and had alternator tested internally. It was with range for car. Hope you can shed some light..... Thank you.
of Greg's Orange Auto on March 12, 2013
what was the results of alt test. how many volts was it putting out?
on March 13, 2013
cranking normal reading voltage 11.15 amps 191.3A then 12.00 Battery voltage 12.92 Thank you
of Greg's Orange Auto on March 13, 2013
if the alt is only putting out 12.9 thats to low
on March 15, 2013
does that mean the alternator needs replaced? They have indicated the alternator is fine. Inside and outside. Or is this the battery. Thanks
of Greg's Orange Auto on March 15, 2013
alt should charge minimum of 13.8
on March 19, 2013
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