2011 Dodge grand caravan battery light coming on after replacing the battery and alternator.

Asked by Brendy56 Aug 25, 2019 at 04:16 AM about the 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Crew FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan. The battery
light came on then the entire system shut down.
Unable to jump start it. Took the warranted battery
in for replacement. It ran for a few minutes then
died again. I replaced the alternator along  with
another new warranted battery. After a few
minutes of driving it the battery light came on
again but continued running  fine. What can be the

3 Answers


Can't say for sure but things should be tested so you know exactly what's going on , you need a multi tester to check these things if you're going to do your own repairs there's tools you will need .


From your question, I'd say that you're not a mechanic. There are several possible causes for your problem: Bad alternator replaced with a defective alternator. Cable/connection problems. Defective wiring. Slipping belt. Voltage being misread..... Like beatupchevy, I'd advise you to use a multi-meter, but then you'd have to know how to use it and know what voltages are proper..... A trip to a car parts store to get codes read probably won't help you, so get the car to a reputable mechanic. For a mechanic, this isn't difficult to diagnose & fix. Meanwhile, look at all the time and expense you've gone through chasing a problem that you don't have the knowledge to solve.

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Battery & alternator replaced now..but today my vehicle died on the road again!

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