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Honda accord alternator

Light comes on and alternator needs replacing garage says. It is an old car. Can I just keep driving it for a while?

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You can keep driving it as long as it starts :) it just might leave you stranded.. daytime shouldn't be a big issue as long as you don't use anything electrical wipers ,lights, radio, heater ,air conditioning.. night time driving using your headlights is where you might have a problem. your alternator put a charge back into your battery.. hope it keeps working for you.. good luck

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IF the alternator is not putting out anything. The car will run till the battery is not able to produce enough to fire the ignition, then it will die, It wont restart either. Jumping it will start it for 5 or ten minutes, this is with no warning either.

Posted on Apr 26, 2013


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Open the hood and look near the firewall on the drivers side. You will see the black rubber cap on a plastic resevoir. There is a switch that turns on when the fluid level gets low. This may be your issue.
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