The Chevrolet Cavalier is a compact automobile produced from 1982 to 2005 by General Motors.

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Why is not charging the battery?

1997 chevy cavalier z24--2.4engine

i was driving for a week with the little

battery symbol drawing flashing in red

and after the battery was completely discharged.

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a red icon came up on my dash board it is a box with water and an arrow pointing down what does this mean

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Althea it is better if you ask your own question if you expect to get an answer. if you tag your question on as an answer to a question that is a few month old, nobody knows that you asked a question. It is not hard to do. Anyhow, your symbol is the low coolant (antifreeze) Make sure the engine is cool before you open the cap and top-up the cooling system.

Check your system for leaky hoses, leaking radiator etc.

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Check the belt on your alternator. Check the cables from the alternator. Use a multimeter to test the alternator.

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make sure your battery cables are clean and tight. check with 8mm wrench

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1: If your battery light is on while the engine is running, your Alternator is not producing any charging power. Check the cable connections or have the alternator checked. It may need replacement.

2: That icon means you should check your coolant, because it is running low.

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I have put a new altanater on it and it does not charge

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Check all your fuses and battery connections, and the charge state of your battery itself. If it's a new alternator, then the problem is somewhere in the fuses or wiring.

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