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Battery light comes on goes off then came on and stayed on, after bout 15 miles the lights went almost out and then the brake light came on thenthe motor surged....got in the drive way and put in park

I know when the battery isn't charging the car tends to ''save" the battery. I had all accesories turned off... is this an alternator prob or worse??

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Have you checked the battery? when they get too low, alternators will not always charge them. if you start the car, and disconnect the positive battery cable, the car should continue to idle.. if not, u need a new alternator.

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SOURCE: Battery light stays on

Many possibilities but the alternator is a good place to start, if its plug is loose, then the green relay inside the center console just to the left and slightly in front of the emergency brake will be clicking in connecting and disconnecting the battery( one loud click per time). It will need replacing or simply disconnecting works for the short budget.

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SOURCE: 99 chevy malibu alternator?

That is a very good place to start. You and remove the alternator, and most auto parts stores will check it for you.

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SOURCE: gear shifter is stuck in park and is hard to push button in

Have the brake lights checked to verify they work, if they are not working the system will stay locked in park, most likely the problem is a degfective brake light switch.

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SOURCE: I have a 1998 chevy blazer (s-10) 4.3L 4x4 it

check transfer case electrical switch, sometime if it bad it will also blow the fuse. don't recommend you put any higher fuse than recommend, If the fuse blow there is a short some where and by putting higher amp fuse you might short or burn something else beside the fuse. if that check out than check your transfer case motor, might lock up and not allowing the motor to turn instead it short the fuse. don't drive the car, just leave it in park, put correct fuse amp back in and unplug transfer case electric switch and turn the key on (dont start the car) and see if the fuse blow; if not plug it back in and see if it blow the fuse. if that is not the case, unplug transfer case wire, and do the same and see if it blow the fuse.

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Your brake pedal needs adjusting! And your brakes need to be replaced! Did the people @ midas look for any air bubbles while they replaced the Master cylinder? Did they get them out? Did they even look at the brakes? All of them?

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