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Alternator was driving down the highway all the sudden the battery light, airbag light came on then all dashlights and headlights got dim and rpms jumped but it would not accelerate. then got off the highway and everything went back to normal but battery light still comes on when running and lights get dim. what is the problem?

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Your regulator is going out in the alternator,works and don't work,go to Autozone to check,may check good or bad,here's how to replace.Here's the part.

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Dumb question but, did you try swapping out the fuse?

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check wires at alt and starter. and battery terminals. if you can, check alternator output should be 13-14. load test battery. battery might be weak

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maybe something shorting out drawing power did u have alt tested before switching out to make sure it was bad- sum auto stores such as auto zone/advanced auto can do a load test on vehicle for free will show if their is an excess draw on elect or if new alt is faulty (does happen) check serpentine belt and pulleys belt may be slipping then check ground strap , starter for draw or some other accessory

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Before you do anything I would check the Ignition Switch. But there should be codes in memory for the ABS and the Service Eng Soon light.

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i would look at starter fusable links all lights are powered through there might be touching metal if soft rubber is worn through

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