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The other day I had the battery light come on, so I replaced the battery. Now the battery light comes on whenever Im under 10mph. Today I was driving and the ABS and Break lights come on, and the ride wasnt feeling right. I turn around to go to the auto shop and all my guages go off, all my lights. I relize this is usually an alternator problem, but had it replaced earlier this year already. But when I turned again and had the room to give the car a little more gas, everything came back on and the ride was feeling better. Then I hit a red light, and the battery light came back on, all gauges worked, turned into the lot of the autoshop and everything was shutting down again as I parked it.

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  • bigmikemckin Oct 06, 2008

    They did say it was mostly likely the alternator, and they had done a bunch of rewiring perviously, unfortunatly they werent the ones that replaced the alternator : \

    Hopefully is not something so expensive to replace >.<


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IT IS MOST LIKELY THE ALTERNATOR.even though you have replaced it can still go out. also check all connections at alternator

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    TripleTauto Oct 06, 2008

    alternator should be under warranty still


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