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Brake light, battery light, antilock brake light coming on

My 2001 Mitsubishi Diamante is experiencing a strange problem. The battery light and emergency brake light will intermittently turn on. Occasionally the anti-lock brake light will come on too. When this happens, everything gets dimmer. The car continues to run fine. It starts with no problem.
Could it be a bad battery? Alternator?
I don't know if it's a coincidence or not, but this all started happening immediately after I replaced my rear right tire. I don't see how that could be the cause but I thought I'd throw it out there.
Thanks!

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This issue sounds like a grounding issue, teh main clue being everything gets dimmer. sometimes an additional ground is a faster repair than finding and resolving under dash issues.

This issue will likely NOT be battery or alternator.

Love the right rear tire clue, and it should not be related..

Posted on Sep 07, 2009

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