Question about 1999 Mercury Mystique
Noticed battery light flickering on and off ,battery draining when running
The alternator light flickering, especially at higher rpm's, is a sign the brushes in the alternator are worn. Normally, the whole alternator is replaced. The alternator is located in a very unhandy place to work on, so its not a pleasant job for a do-it-yourselfer. I had the Mercury dealer replace mine with a rebuilt alternator a year ago, and the cost ran around $500. If the problem is just the alternator, there should be no need to replace the battery, unless it happens to be bad also.
Posted on Dec 12, 2008
You need to replace your altenator and battery
Posted on Nov 10, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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