Date: Sat, 30 Oct 1999 06:29:16 GMT
From: Rick and Lorie Mieras <>
Subject: Re: Battery Idiot light on

Not likely a battery, if it had a bad cell you'd never start the car. It will be the alternator or wiring thereto. "John R. Weiss" wrote: > Either the battery is bad (one bad cell) or the alternator is bad (likely a > diode). > ----------------- > John Weiss > Seattle, WA > remove *nospam* from e-mail address for reply > > Tom Trueb <> wrote in message > > > The battery symbol came on today. The voltage display reads > > 11.something. A really gross check of the belts reveals they're still > > there and seem to be not slipping. I'll dig further tomorrow, but any > > spontaneous thoughts of things to check, r/o, and order of diagnosis? > > Gotta hurry, cause my old truck is leaking from radiator and gas tank, > > and these things never happen in nice weather. TIA a bunch. > > Desperately, > > Tom 89 9000 turbo auto > > > >

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