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Battery light comes on when in traffic queue or lights,engine revs drop.you have to keep revsup or it cuts out. mondeo 2001 1.8

Only had the car 2 weeks, please advice thanks greg.

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  • greg knight Dec 05, 2012

    thanks everyone for help,it was the air control valve. job done.

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