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I have had a Low Battery Power warning come up and thinking it was caused by the ill fitting positive clamp, I made a better connection. However after having done so, I had the warning again. As I've fairly recently bought the vehicle, I don't know how old the battery is, so is it possible that a failing battery could cause the warning?

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Have you got a basic electrical multimeter to check the battery voltage?

12.2V is officially a flat battery.
12.6V or more is what you really want to see at the terminals.

I don't know what triggers the warning on a 147. On some it is triggered by the alternator output being too low rather than the battery voltage being too low.
 

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Thanks David, I looked through the old invoices that came with the car and found that it had an alternator fitted in 2017, so hopefully that's ok.

I have a multi meter so I'll check.

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The 12.6V is with the car off.
Mine is always above 14V when charging (so engine running). Alternator is half a year old.
 
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