Q: Do I need a new battery on 2014 Volt if it says Battery Saver Active?

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My front 12 volt battery needed charging--car wouldn't start. Now it says Battery Saver Active all the time. Do I need a new battery?

My car has 40000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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