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2004 Cadillac SRX. Battery saver mode came on, then after…

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2004 Cadillac SRX. Battery...

2004 Cadillac SRX. Battery saver mode came on, then after shutting off the car it wouldn’t start. Replaced the alternator AND the battery. Drove it one day. The next day, started it up, battery saver came back on and then same problem repeated.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

As I said, I replaced the alternator AND the battery. No the connections are not corroded, they’re shiny

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your SRX yourself? What have you tried so far?

Once more. I replaced the alternator and I replaced the battery.

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Customer reply replied 21 days ago
I do still need an answer, thank you
Customer reply replied 21 days ago
Turned out the brand new alternator we installed was bad. Replaced alternator a 2nd time and car is fine. I, however, am canceling my just answer membership since it is apparently not all it’s cracked up to be.
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Yes without a working alternator battery would go dead..... good j0b. I was out 0f town sorry I missed you

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