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Old 06-12-2017, 09:00 AM   #1
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I just bought a 05 excape, when k bought it I was told it needed a new alternator. I drove the car about 30 miles home figuring I was running just on the battery, I shut the engine off and then tried to start it. It started right up so the next day I borrowed a tester looks like the battery is fully charged and the alternator is putting out 12.5 volts. Can someone tell me why the battery light is on, on the dash.
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By tester, what do you mean? Did you put a load on the battery?

The light "could" be on, simply because the stator wire has an issue..... being cracked, melted, whatever. If that does not see 12 volts, your light will come on.
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