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- 06-05-13 12:00 PM #1
Check charging system on DIC
My battery light indicator light is on and on my DIC panel shows check charging system. Does this mean my battery is going bad?
- 06-05-13 12:06 PM #2Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
- Automobile(s): 2009 AWD Escalade Ultra Luxury Raven Black
- Join Date
- Oct 2009
Re: Check charging system on DIC
Could either be a bad battery or your alternator is going bad, or both. I wouldn't prolong getting it fixed, because if the battery is bad, you are straining the alternator to keep up.
Or, could possibly be something as a loose ground, just get it checked. A simple load tester and a voltage meter can detect either problem.
- 06-10-13 01:47 PM #3Cadillac Owners Member
- Automobile(s): 2007 Escalade
- Join Date
- Mar 2013
Loose ground wire on the battery. Remove the negative side and re attach it. Happened to me 3 weeks ago. Problem solved