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Old 05-23-2003, 04:49 AM
Greg in Oz Greg in Oz is offline
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Alternator fault

The symptoms you describe are usually caused by an alternator fault. The warning lights are wired in such a way that they all illuminate until the engine starts and the alternator generates an output. This gives a warning lamp test at each start. Loss of alternator output will illuminate all lamps, not just the battery warning.
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