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2006 buick: driving my..AWD..battery light..anti-lock amd brake light

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While driving my 2006 buick rend. The AWD disable came on. It was followed by the battery light and the anti-lock amd brake light. Now the car will not drive. When I put it in drive and start to move it stalls.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  ASEMaster35yrs replied 5 years ago.
Hi, Glad to be of help. Your battery or alternator could be the problem. Have them checked. From your description, it is a low voltage problem. First check your battery. It is the heart of your electrical system.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I have a new battery. When I was driving this morning when ever I hit a bump all the lights would come on, on the dash board. Would the alternator make this happen?
Expert:  ASEMaster35yrs replied 5 years ago.
You may have some bad connections. Even a new battery can be bad, have it checked, and yes it could be your alternator. Especially check the connector that plugs into the alternator. Make sure all your battery terminal connections are clean, free of corrossion on bolt sides of the bolt that screws into the battery as well as the eyelet of the terminal and make sure connections are secure. Loose or corroded connections can cause your problem. Your battery should have at least 12.6 volts, engine off and it should be charging at 13.8-14.4 volts running.
Expert:  ASEMaster35yrs replied 5 years ago.
Check all your fuses, especially the ones underhood.
Expert:  ASEMaster35yrs replied 5 years ago.

Here is a list of electrical TSB service bulletins for your vehicle. You should check with the dealer to make sure all TSB's have been performed.


Electrical TSB for 2006 Rendezvous

09-06-03-004D DEC 10 Electrical - MIL ON/DTC's Set By Various Control Modules


10-08-45-001B OCT 10 Electrical - Information For Electrical Ground Repair


07-06-04-019D JUN 10 Electrical - Intermittent MIL/DTC P2138/Reduced Power


05-06-03-003D APR 10 Lighting - Head/Interior Lamps Flicker Intermittently


08-06-03-009A OCT 08 Electrical - Reducing Intermittent Electrical Concerns


02-06-03-008D JUL 08 Charging System - Low Voltage Display/Battery Discharged


02-06-03-009C APR 08 Electrical - Battery Charging Tips/Recommendations


01-08-45-005E AUG 06 Electrical - Hard or No Start/Warning Lamps ON/DTC's Set


06-08-45-004 MAY 06 Electrical - Instrument Panel & General Wiring Repair


03-06-04-012A AUG 05 Electrical - Harness Connection Inspection


89358 NOV 88 Battery - Diagnosis and Charging

Expert:  ASEMaster35yrs replied 5 years ago.
For complete list of technical service bulletins see:
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