Getting battery charging light alert. Garage says charging is fine but for £400 a new alternator would solve it
2013 Renault Clio 1.2litre

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David
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Problem added: Jan 18, 2021 (1 month ago)
The light won’t go off, but garage says it’s charging ok ...

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Car: Renault Clio
Variant: 1.2litre
Model Year: 2013
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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whittingehame
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Jan 18, 2021 (1 month ago)
Don't know about your car specifically , but if it's charging o.k , on a lot of alternators there is a thin exciter wire that usually puts the light out .
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David
Driver
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Jan 18, 2021 (1 month ago)
Thanks .... what is exciter and where is it?
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whittingehame
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Jan 18, 2021 (1 month ago)
It's the name given to a thin wire on alternator wiring / plug . Being honest not really sure , just remember that's what my auto electricians told me was the fault when they completed the job .
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