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    Default Message Center Battery Light

    So the battery light/picture keeps showing up on my message center. It will come on for a bit then go away. Sometimes when I accelerate/downshift it pops on...sometimes when I start out.

    Can someone tell me what this light means? I haven't detected any starting / battery issues...


    (2000 GMC Sierra)

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    Put a voltmeter on your battery and have someone start the truck and see how far it dips. Then see if the battery is being charged while the truck is running.
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    does it happen often? Here's a question - do you have a remote starter? If so, does it only happen when you remote started the truck before driving it. Mine flashes the battery lights AND resets the gauge cluster randomly, but only if I remote started it and never turned it off before I drive. Other than that, check the battery as suggested above, and your alternator.

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    I don't have a remote start. I'll check the voltage when I get home.

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