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2003 CTS: electrical home, around 275 mi out

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What does service electrical system lights meam on 2003 CTS . Driving from las Vegas to Phx and need to make it home, around 275 mi out. Will driving damage the car?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 6 years ago.
This light is warning of low charging system power. This is typically due to a failed alternator. Driving will not damage the car but the battery will likely go dead and leave you stranded before you can drive 275 miles. You might be able to go 30 or 40 miles.
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