I recently picked up a MSP with the battery light on. I was told that there was some "cable" that wasn't connected during the engine build.
Well, the alternator is not charging (tested with a DVOM @ 12.3V with all accessories on at idle.)
The car died 2-5 times while driving at a very low speed (less than 5mph) with all the accessories on and turning (forcing the power steering to work.) Sometimes, the car wouldn't start if the accessories were on. It would click as if the battery was dead. I've had to push start it the past two starts after sitting for an extended period of time.
I checked any and all fuses - Good
I checked the alternator power wire and connections - Good
Replaced the battery with a new one today.
Replaced the alternator with a new/reman'd one today.
Alas, still no charge at idle (12.0-12.3V with all the accessories on.) It shows 13.05-13.1 at idle with only the headlights on (HIDs.)
What would be causing the light to remain on and still have no charge? I haven't climbed into/under the bay to check for loose wires, but I'm hoping it will be a simple fix. Anyone have any similar issue(s)?