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battery / alternator indicator

after replacing the alternator and the battery the dash idicator remains on .Ive perfomed a hard reset, reset the instument panel cleared all codes and checked to make sure the alternator is charging correctly ...the battery dash indicator continues to stay on

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@hotrodtodd , Todd, I take it you are talking about a vehicle, year, make and model may help. The battery/alternator light is an indicator of a charging system fault. So for whatever reason when the light comes on, it is because your charging system, alternator, may not be functioning properly. Could be a slipping worn belt that drives the alternator or a seizing belt tensioner/idler pulley,etc.. Possibly bad wire/plug/corrosion/loose connection on the alternator or battery, intermittent problems tend to be because of wiring and connection issues. If all else looks OK, have both the battery and alternator re evaluated/tested using a load test. Some parts suppliers Pepboys, Nappa, Advanced auto, etc. may offer this service for free. If not wanting to diagnose the problem yourself have a good Technician have a look diagnose and estimate repair. Good luck.

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