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Hello there, tonight when i turn the emission, i got a tactact sound, all the lights on my board came in and nothing, was able to get going with a boost, is that safe to drive 15km in those condition as i may think to replace the battery tomorrow ?

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  • jlb05 Nov 14, 2009

    Thank you very much for those explanations, will go and have somebody check for the alternator,
    the kind of funny think after i got boosted is my car was going without me using the accelarator for at least 5 minutes and after it came back normal ??
    Thank you so much for answering me already,

  • mechanic144 May 11, 2010

    oh yeah of course it is...just please do have your alternator tested first....if its bad, then you would have replaced your battery for nothing....if you alternator is not charging your battery when you drive, then 1. you will need to replace your alternator and 2. you will be driving off the battery everywhere you go...although that's fine for a one time trip, try not to make that a habit...if the alternator fails the test, then put your battery on charge and see if it comes back....if so, great....then you just saved yourself a bunch of money on a battery that possibly didn't need replacing anyway..good luck

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Of course..its my pleasure...i hope the information helps you out and saves some time and money from messing around to much.....

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