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Richard, Jaguar Technician
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Ed Jaguar 1998 xjr battery not charging Light comes on but

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Ed Jaguar 1998 xjr battery not charging Light comes on but engine starts
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Customer: Why would the car say battery not charging
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Jaguar
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.
When this warning comes on the vehicle has detected an issue with voltage when the engine is running. This could be a problem with the alternator. We need to check the charging system voltage with a meter while the engine is running to see what the output it. We also need to check the battery and cable connections to make sure all are clean and secure. Also check the power cable located in the passenger rear of the engine compartment.