what could be the problem and how to fix?

Asked by Feb 17, 2017 at 05:04 AM about the 2001 Kia Sportage Base 4WD Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

repace battery-car startup but battery light on dash still flashing-let car sit
overnight with battery light on dash flashing-next morning battery dead-
replace battery-had alternator and starter checked-both good but battery light
on dash still flashing

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There may be a broke wire in the charging system or a fuse-able link that may be burnt out. You need to know if the alternator is charging when the engine is running. Your battery just got drained due to the light. Just charge the battery back up on a battery charger.

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