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Red Battery light came on, replaced battery two weeks ago?

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Red Battery light came on, replaced battery two weeks ago?
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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 2 years ago
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hello, thanks for posting

It sounds the alternator may not be charging enough, have you had the alternator/charging system checked yet?

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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 2 years ago

Do you have a volt/ohm meter or digital multimeter so we can do a quick voltage check?

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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 2 years ago

What year and model is it and how many miles on the odometer?

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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 2 years ago

I have to go offline for about an hour, if you have a voltmeter connect it to the car battery, start the engine and turn the headlights on, you should read about 13.8 volts, if you do not have a voltmeter please go to an autoparts store (Autozone, O Reilly) and they will be happy to test the charging system for you at no charge, let me know the results, I'll check back with you later.

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