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The radio,air conditioning, and lights are going crazy

I have a 1998 cavalier.Everytime I accelerate my lights get brighter,the a/c goes on full blast,the radio works better, and the heating/cooling gauge needle goes to the middle When I am not accelerating the lights dim or flicker uncontrollably, the radio gets fuzzy for any station, and the heating/cooling gauge needle goes all the way down to the left as if its not working.What is wrong with my car. The battery is fairly new, the alternator is fairly new, but I heard that the ground wire battery cable maybe disconnected. Is that all it could be if not what are the other possiblities.

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  • blizzard_is_ Feb 15, 2009

    well i went to autozone already and the guy checked my battery charged it a little but never gave me a final answer. he said the battery was fine and the alternator was ok.

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Just take your car to advanced auto or autozone , or some other car parts chain and they will check your charging system for free. They will tell you what the problem is. I hope this helps. Don't forget to rate my answer, thanks.

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