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Q: What does the charging system Warning Light mean in a 2012 Ford Explorer?

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What does the charging system Warning Light mean?

A: The charging system Warning Light is locate...

The charging system Warning Light is located on the instrument panel. This light illuminates when your vehicle’s battery is not charging properly. It’s important to have this issue resolved quickly, or else your battery may not be able to charge, and your vehicle may have problems starting.

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