Battery warning light comes on when driving.

Tiny
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Battery warning light comes on when driving, goes off when starting but lights up after few mins, I got a new battery middle of December?
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Monday, January 2nd, 2012 AT 10:15 PM

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Tiny
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Check alternator output.
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Monday, January 2nd, 2012 AT 11:10 PM
Tiny
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Thanks for your help
alternator? Could this be causing electrical burning smell from under the bonnet that has just stared since battery light started to come on, is it a case of, new alternator req
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Thursday, January 5th, 2012 AT 10:42 PM
Tiny
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Generator. We Americans call it an alternator. It sounds like what's happened is the regulator died. And you'll probably have wires that need replacement because of the burning.
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Friday, January 6th, 2012 AT 4:52 AM

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