Q: Battery Light illuminated

asked by on February 10, 2016

The Battery Light is on.

The Battery Light on the dashboard typically indicates an issue concerning the vehicle’s charging system. This usually points to an alternator that cannot maintain the charge of the battery. The alternator is on a fused circuit, and fuses should be inspected. Also note that a shorted alternator may blow a fuse. Have a mechanic, like the ones at YourMechanic, help you avoid getting stranded by diagnosing your Battery Light issue, and recommending the best path to repair. Our mechanics come to you.

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