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Old 08-22-2019, 05:38 PM
Mindfunk27 Mindfunk27 is offline
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3.0. Brake/DCS/ABS/Trans fail safe

Hey there,

So today I am driving around and notice the batterie light is on.

Later in the day we go eat and then DSC warning comes on.
Then ABS....

I parked. Tried to restart and it did the dead battery clicks. Then waited a few seconds and it turned over.

As we were leaving the car started right up and only the battery light was on. Within a few moments the abs light came on.
The the trans fail safe warning came on and seemed like I was only in 2nd gear. When I finally got home... I turned car off then tried to restart and clicks again. Then after a few mins... the car started up.
The trans fail safe was off but other lights were on.

Does this seem like a battery?
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Old 08-25-2019, 09:49 AM
Fifty150hs Fifty150hs is offline
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Could be battery. Could also be alternator. Check the battery voltage with the car off. It should be 12.3V or better. Check it while running. It should be showing at least 13.9V. If the alternator isn't putting out 13.9 it won't properly charge the battery. If it is, but the battery isn't holding 12.3V with the car off, it's likely the battery. Battery and alternator problems will cause all kinds of electrical gremlins and warning lights, including transfailsafe.
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