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Q: What does the charge Warning Light mean?

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What does the charge Warning Light mean?

The charge Warning Light is located on the instrument panel, and will illuminate when your battery is not charging properly. When this light comes on, have your vehicle serviced as soon as possible to avoid having the battery die. Tips The charge Warning Light will illuminate when the vehicle is first turned on. The light is only a problem if it stays lit after the engine has been turned on.

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