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Warning lights in instrument panel

My brake lights,a/t mode lights and battery lights illuminate on the dashboard ,but when i reach 2500 rpm they go off,what are the warnings lights for....?

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  • kebuk42 Dec 30, 2008

    well i replaced the alternator,now when i stop at a junction it idles down and stallls...whats goin on...?

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You have a bad Alternator, the charging voltage is too low at idle so when you get to 2500 RPM its enough to take the lights off. Good Luck contact me if you need more help.

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