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Old 02-04-2010
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need help fast guys.....

so driving home today, litterelly just before pulling into my drive way my battery light AND ABS light came on. so i parked with the truck running, sounded fine no rough idle etc. after turning the truck off and restarting it only the battery lite stays on. i turned off the truck until further action taken....

History- -battery light always came on when rpms went over 4000.
-had oil changed by a shop ( one time only :( ) and i read on the paperwork they put 4.5qts in when it takes 5 qts so i added half a quart of lucas oil until the dipstick was at the top hole.
-battery is less then a year old
-and lastly just had my drums and rotors turned a day or so ago

so before i go and buy an altenator i want some opinions from some ppl
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Go to autozone and have them run a free battery and alternator test.
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ok i get that it is prolly my alt or battery but WHY do you think the abs light came on WITH the battery light then went away?
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anyone?
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abs is tricky, i cant offer any insight other than when i sold my old accord it was lit up like an xmas tree ... abs srs and the belt (wouldnt turn off even when seatbelt was clicked in) ... luckily the CEL wasnt on or it wouldnt have passed ca smog
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mi not an expert on the abs thing, but i had an loder ranger which had it, and i cleared it with a scanner and it didnt come back on, thats all i can say about that. good luck and hope it doesnt cost you to much.
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check the fluid level if that is fine get it scanned at autozone or any other parts house they will usaully do it for free and go from there the battery light could be from the bat or alt. like they were saying
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i've had my abs light turn on when i was deep in some snow not to long ago, but after a quick bit it turned back off. otherwise i'm clueless.
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have u started the truck since then? usually when u turn it back on its gone. abs on rangers suck lol
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have u started the truck since then? usually when u turn it back on its gone. abs on rangers suck lol
Rangers suck period. Only losers own Rangers.. and it's a fact.




(looks out to the driveway...)



awww shyt.


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