2006 Chevy HHR

Asked by Oct 05, 2017 at 10:37 AM about the 2006 Chevrolet HHR

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2006 Chevy HHR has a red battery symbol on
and the check charging system light on I checked
the serpentine belt and it is tight I've had the
battery only 2 weeks bought brand new I've had the
alternator charge and it was fine the car is not
stalled or been a problem to start since the battery
has been changed what else could cause those
two lights to come on

5 Answers

90,865

There is a problem with the charging system, broken wire, blown fuse, or a bad alternator. Need to see if the alternator is charging while the engine is running, you can have this checked at any auto parts store.

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Thank you I've had the alternator checked and it is charging the battery I did that at O'Reilly's and AutoZone but at least gives me somewhere to check now because I wasn't sure what else to look for.

90,865

If the alternator is charging on the vehicle, then there could be a problem somewhere with a wire to make the light come on, but the battery light also could indicate a bad battery, a short in the battery so it is not taking a charge. Have the battery tested separately at a auto parts store. I have seen new batteries develop a internal short.

I will take out to get tested thank you

90,865

I don't think you need to take the battery out to have tested. Just take the vehicle somewhere so they can check the CCA of the battery.

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