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rangerdad111398
ranger ... 2/1/2013
2004 Kia Sorento LX 6Cyl3.5L - Engine
has new battery but wont start
battery and the brake idiot lights are on, then afeter a while shut off, then come back on. hesitated to start, so replaced the battery..started one time, now wont start again
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  • HouseCallAuto
    HouseCallAuto 2/1/2013
    In almost all cases, if the battery light is illuminated with the engine running, the alternator is junk. There are some exceptions but few. The light cannot be on with the engine running. When the light is on it means the alternator is not charging the battery.
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    rangerdad111398 2/1/2013
    that was my guess..thank you
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