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    ESCALADE132 is offline Cadillac Owners Fanatic
    Automobile(s): 2009 Escalade
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    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?

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    K9Caddy is offline Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
    Automobile(s): 2009 AWD Escalade Ultra Luxury Raven Black
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    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.

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    Alegre323 is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Automobile(s): 2007 Escalade
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    Loose ground wire on the battery. Remove the negative side and re attach it. Happened to me 3 weeks ago. Problem solved

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