Close
Car Questions
RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

I have 2008 Dodge Avenger my battery light came on but the power did not go off

(2008 Dodge Avenger)
in Conway, SC on October 23, 2012
they said I needed to replace the Alternator so I did no light came on for about a week now its back on again they say my battery is fine even they I have had it a few years what else could be the problem Please someone help me I dont want to be stranded any where....
Displaying 3 answers & 5 comments
Popular Answer
on October 23, 2012
check the volts at the alternator should be between 13.8 to 14.2v
on October 23, 2012
Thank you where can I get that done I am a woman so I know nothing about a car....
on October 23, 2012
AUTO ZONE ADVANCE AUTO SHOULD BE ABLE TO CHECK ALT. OUTPUT FOR FREE.
on October 24, 2012
of Greg's Orange Auto on October 23, 2012
poss defective alt it happens ck charging system
on October 24, 2012
Thank you i will check that out
on October 23, 2012
Problem could also be wiring or PCM (powertrain control module) alternator is controled by cars computer (PCM). have alternator 'bench tested' and if functioning properly other parts of the system should be TESTED before putting more parts on. Good luck.
on October 24, 2012
Ok I will try that
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more

Similar Questions

View answers to similar questions from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
My ETC light comes on. Same problem with the stalling as the other guys. I had it put on a computer, it showed no cod...
Didn't find what you were looking for?