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Hey everyone,

This just happen only 5 minutes ago. A symbol of a battery came on while I was driving then went off, shortly after it came on again then turned off again. I know that symbol is for the charging system (used my handy dandy owners manual)
Should I he worried? The rav is running fine, it starts fine. Rpms are around 600 or so which was my only worry til now. Terminals look good, grounds look good, if I'm even looking at the right grounds.

Anybody able to chime in it would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks everybody
 

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The alternator may be going bad. You can take your vehicle to an auto parts store - many test alternators and batteries for no cost.
 

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I know it's something to worry about but any idea if my car will die soon from it?
If the alternator is failing your battery will keep gettting week until you're stranded. First failure will likely be the electric power steering. How many miles? What year RAV4?
 

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As others have mentioned you need to check your charging system (battery and alternator). Soon you may not be able to drive or start your car.
 
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