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Battery light flickers and occasionaly clicks while trying to sta

Had battery checked and battery connection checked both ok. Also the battery light tends to flicker while under acceleration. Does not happen all the time. Occasionaly car clicks whiel trying to start. Acts like the battery is bad

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  • Danescape Nov 13, 2008

    I have a 2004 Ford Escape XLT with a V6. Occasionaly the car does not start and it makes a clicking noise. Also the battery light flickers under acceleration. The battery and connection were testted and both were ok.

  • hokiety21 Dec 22, 2008

    Exact same problem, what gives?

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Sounds like a corroded or bad battery connection clean up all the cables and connections to your battery, hope that helps

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SOURCE: Transmission occasionaly hesitates and I can feel it when it shifts, more than I should.

There are diagnostic tools that could help detect what your problem is. The Snap-On Modis, or preferably a "Tech-2" GM scanner. Any reputable transmission shop, or GM dealer should have at least one of the two. It sounds to me like it could be the transmissions "EPC" (Electronic Pressure Control solenoid) The EPC controls main line pressure, in an effort to keep shift firmness, and shift duration at one specific level. This is to compinsate for the natural wear a transmission encounters, and to keep emissions as low as possable, by keeping shift duration low. When the EPC malfunctions (and thats somthing that they like to do in the 4t65E), it typically starts to shift harder than normal. They typically throw a P1811 code. (P1811 is a "max adapt-long shift" code) And the malfunction can be intermittent. Hope this helps, and good luck.
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Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Lights started flickering battery light came on Dash lights and gages went crazy now wont start

Like you said, battery may be flat. You can check that with a multimeter.

Next check the alternator. Faulty alternator leads to uncharged battery.

Posted on May 29, 2009

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SOURCE: 2000 honda accord temp gauge flickering

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4 cyl or v6? on the 4 cyl the temp sensor is located under the distribuator. replace it and you should be good to go. cheep fix

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