That typically means that the alternator is not functioning.
the battery light means that your battery is being charged properly. so let it light.
If the battery light comes on when you try to start your car, either your battery is low or your alternator is going bad. These can be checked by going to an Advance Auto or Auto Zone, they will test it for you for free.
Most cases the battery light comes on because the alternator isn't charging. The alternator may need replaced as well as the battery. It may be something more simple as a poor connection.
Your alternator is not keeping the battery charged.
Alternator isn't charging enough soon batt will die from undercharging
You can put in a new battery in the car. Then press down on the maintenance button so that the battery light comes on. You will then have it reset and ready to go.
because the voltage the car battery can supply is not sufficient to start the car engine but the light demand little voltage to be lighted' by GARIBA MOHAMMED-SUNYANI POLYTECHNIC/GHANA
have the alternator circuit checked
have your alternator check. It is like that for most car. It is not the battery's fault. But you could have a lose connection to your battery.
Not a good sign, This could mean that your charging system (alternator) isn't doing its job. If you have problems starting the car due to not enough battery power, then check your battery to see if it is holding the charge. If after a while that you had to boost or jumpstart your battery your car gradually dies then check your alternator to see if it is putting out charge to the battery.
That light doesn't mean that your battery needs to be replaced. It means that your battery is not being charged while the car is running. Have your alternator tested.
your car is over heating
replace the alternator
The wheels have lost traction
The light comes on when there is a problem with the charging system. Normally this means the alternator is defective.
What year is your car? Did you mean the CHECK ENGINE light? The battery gauge?
If alternator and battery test fine- then you may have a bad fusable link not allowing the alternator to charge the battery
You have a broken serpentine belt. Replace it.
The car light? YES! Leaving your car light on WILL make your battery run out. Things like leaving your car door open if the light is on because it is open will cause the lgiht to Mae your car battery run out. There is a big difference between shorted out a car battery and running the battery down. Lighting in itself won't short a battery out but will run it down.
Keep the car light on
The the alternator is defective.
if the transaxle light comes on in the car can you still drive it
the light from a car comes from a bulb.
there are lots more amps in a car battery eg there about 1.5 in a flash light and in a car battery there about 300 A car battery is a wet cell battery and a flashlight battery is a dry cell battery.