3.11. The storage battery is not recharged
On the car two sources of a current — the storage battery and the generator. The storage battery is used at start-up of the engine and for a food by an electric current by tension 12 In a starter and other consumers at the idle engine.
When the engine works, the main source of a current — the generator — provides with an electric current everything consumers, including ignition system, and charges the storage battery.
If in a combination of devices the red alarm lamp of the category of the storage battery burns, means, the current does not arrive from the generator in an onboard network and the stock of energy of the storage battery is spent. Car operation with burning alarm lamp of the category of the storage battery is inadmissible, as the short circuit of conducting leading to a fire in a motor compartment of the car can sometimes be the reason of fire of a lamp. Stop the car, muffle the engine and establish, what malfunction led to lamp fire. If the cause of defect not short circuit and the storage battery was charged completely, it is possible to reach to garage and without the generator, but it is better to try to eliminate malfunction on a place.