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    Angry Help.battery light keeps coming on!!!

    My battery light keeps coming on after a couple of miles,but,if I stop and restart,it goes off for a short while then comes on again.The same thing happens if I keep doing this.Can anyone shed any light on what might be wrong and what to do etc.Thanks in advance.FELIXX.

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    alternator,
    does it just stay on or get brigher with revs? thats what happened on my old gsi alternator was overcharging the battery.

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    Have you taken the voltages, with engine running and engine off, with a multimetre?

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    First port of call - change the belt itself. I was suffering with the battery light coming on sometimes when I started, and then going out when I restarted. After changing the belt it hasn't happened at all...

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    Hi felixx. I would go for the alternator failing as well. The symptoms you have are exactly the same as I had.

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