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Strange fault please help

I was driving along slowly today when I heard 2 bangs come from the engine department. The battery light is constantly flashing but the people at kwik fit said everything is fine with the battery and alternator but the battery light is still flashing all day. Does anyone have any ideas?
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So is the battery light constant or flashing?

If it's constant, the battery is not being charged. You should drive to a workshop immediately unless you think you can fix it at home. You won't be able to drive until it's fixed.

If it's flashing, it is intermittently not charging. You could possibly drive for longer, but failure is inevitable. If the alternator seems OK, the voltage regulator (attached to the alternator) can frequently go bad.

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I am guessing a Fiat 500 Abarth.
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I am guessing a Fiat 500 Abarth.
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It's a c220

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It flashes on and off, quicker at night when the lights are on

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Apparently it's an injector, are they easy enough to diagnose which one and change?

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Anyone?

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What has an injector got to do with the battery light flashing?

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What has an injector got to do with the battery light flashing?
Yeah, that confuses me too. Did you read post #2?

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