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Battery light/charge light comes on when accelerating

When I hit the gas the battery and brake light comes on. No unusual noises or feelings. I just paid it off and this happens.

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  • myaspappa Feb 14, 2009

    Every thong checked out good. Wires tight, alt putting out juice, battery holding power. Now I have to trace a faulty ground? Any suggestions?

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Ehiter there is a ground faulty or your alternator is going bad.
how old is the alternator ??
if you had a noise i will say that it's the belt or the tensioner but if there is no noise then your alternator can't provide enough juice when needed

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