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Battery lite comes on sometimes. replaced battery for 2x this year and had altinator checked on and off vehicle. it tested bad on and good 5x off (at 2 separate locations). told mechanic to check line that runs to altinator. I assumed everything was good because he told me it was fixed. Ran it up a coulple steep hills with lights, heat, defrost, wipers and radio on day got car back no warning lights. went to drive it next day- fisrt stop fine but when i tried to go to next stop battery light returned. Any ideas?

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You have a pcm controlled voltage regulator... in other your voltage regulator is built into the pcm... you can either replace the pcm or have the voltage regulator reinstalled on the alternator... the latter is cheaper most of the time... its not as simple as unbolting it from the pcm and its not something a home user can try to do... better to take it to the professionals for this. try a good alternator and starter rebuilder in your area... then and only then can you start testing to see why the battery light comes on whenever

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SOURCE: trying to locate the starter on my 1994 plymouth acclaim

I would check and make sure the connections to the starter are tight first. try tightening the big cable that goes from the battery to the starter. try to tighten both ends. try to tighten the battery cables them selves too. rule this out first before removing the starter because you could remove the starter and it may test fine and you will feel like putting it into a shop when the whole time the connections were not good enough. remember that DC current or battery power really needs very good connections when it comes to hi power items especially like a starter. if the battery connections are a lil loose the dome light and radio ( small power items will many times still work)

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