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99' diesel, flickering battery light, and eventually battery

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hi, 99' diesel , flickering battery light, and eventually battery is flat after a few hours driving. ben
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  Greg replied 1 year ago.

Hi Ben

A flickering battery light is a good sign of a bad voltage regulator in the alternator .

To check hook up a voltmeter to the battery and check the battery voltage.

Then start the car and and check the voltage should be 14 +/- .5 voltage ..

If the battery has only battery voltage with the engine running then you have a bad alternator .

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