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Why do my light start flicker off and on at night?

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If your lights didn't used to flicker but now they go from
- normal to low - back to normal back to low - in mesured cycles ----> going to be tome for a new alternator. If you drive while using a lot of electrical stuff, major sound system, monitors & dvds, heater, lights etc. --- try looking into replacing yours with a more powerful alternator. (Often) the car companies get cheap on alternators, so they include minimum powered alt. that will work ok so long as you don't add extra equipment and increase the load.

So get your mechanic to confirm that it is your alt. that needs changing, then go from say a 95 amp to a 120 amp. Light flicker problem solved!

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