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Headlights dim and get brighter on my 04 accord

I was driving down the interstate and my headlights continued to dim and get brighter every few minutes. Had the battery tested at advanced auto and they said the battery needs to be replaced. Then, I took to sears and they said the battery and alternator is good. Any sugestions?

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The alternator should be changed it sounds like the regulator in the alternator is bad.

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