2012 dodge journey

Asked by Mommadee1962 Dec 24, 2019 at 02:04 AM about the Dodge Journey

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My battery light keeps coming on. Took it
to mechanic replaced battery twice. Abs
light came on speedometer went crazy car
wouldn't shift rpms outrageous and it
wouldn't go over 28 mph!!! It's going back
in the shop tomorrow...oh yea it cost me
290...to replace the battery basically and
that's not the problem...HELP

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A battery light always indicates a charging problem, not the actual battery. With you having electrical issues, like the shifting and speedo, I would suspect the alternator is not charging properly and or you have a wiring issue and not the battery. I would have thought your mechanic would have tested for this before replacing the battery twice. Maybe consider another mechanic?

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