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Battery light is on. Alternator and battery has been

Customer Question

Battery light is on. Alternator and battery has been replaced but the problem still persists. Car runs briefly but then gets stuck in 3rd gear.
JA: Have you tested the battery? Have you tried testing the alternator?
Customer: Battery has been tested and has also been charged. originally replaced battery but that did not fix the problem.
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 2004 Mazda 6 4-cylinder
JA: Are you fixing your Mazda2 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Already took it to a mechanic to have the alternator changed.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Battery cable has been replaced as well.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 8 months ago.

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Please reply whenever you can as I honestly thought I would have an answer by now. All you need to know I have told you in my original request and I am not sure what more you expect of me.
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 8 months ago.

While running what is the battery voltage, and is that reading with the battery light on?

While at idle with the headlights, wipers, blower on, what is the battery voltage and is that with the battery lights on?

Are there any transaxle codes stored when scanned?