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Battery information center show 13.5 at idle and runs 14.7

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battery information center show 13.5 at idle and runs 14.7 when moving
JA: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?
Customer: 156000 4.0
JA: Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: the car had to be jumped started yesterday, about 30 minutes later we went to go out in it and it was dead again. This morning we had the charging system check alternator was charging at 14.7
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: We were told the battery was going bad so we got a new one. When we start the car up the information center has the battery at 12.7 volts
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Oldsmobile Mechanic should know about your Oldsmobile?
Customer: then is got up to 14.6 while idling
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Oldsmobile Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Oldsmobile
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 1 year ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** with the new battery, idling it stays at 14.7?