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My alternator went bad i drove home,i change it,now i went out and notice my car was givig a slight miss,when i check my oil it was brown in colour, and the tempreture metre show normal

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All these symptoms are not connected. Alternators don't affect motor smoothness, or oil condition. Skip the temp, since it was normal.
Brown oil can merely need changing, some oil starts out sorta brown. If it is creamy, that means water is getting in, head gasket problems. That problem will give you a miss. If you are losing water from the radiator, and see water or vapor out the tail pipe, have the motor checked out by a mechanic. A compression test is worthwhile.

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