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August 29, 2013, 8:49 am

Lala S

Question: New altentator and battery and still my battery light goes on

What could be the problem with my 97 jeep Laredo (besides that it is old) ? - I took it to the shop twice now - the first time (after the car died on me at a street light) I was told I had a bad battery and I replaced it - but the battery light can back on the next day - took it to the shop again and was told my alternator is bad - replaced that - and one day after that my battery light is back on .... What could be the problem with my jeep?

September 2, 2013, 7:50 am

Ron W
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Check your power feed to the alternator igniter circuit. If it isn't working correctly, the alternator won't charge and you will get the battery light on. If it comes and goes, it may be a weak connection in that circuit.

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