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My battery light has started coming on intermittently the past couple of days. What could this be? I did notice on the highway at night that the lights seemed to dim a couple of times and then come back up to full brightness, but otherwise I have not had trouble starting the car or anything like that.

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You are at the beginning of a charging system problem. Items included are Alternator, battery, drive belts, wiring and ground circuits.
If you are a backyard guy, pull the alternator and get it bench tested.

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You need to check the belt condition and tightness. If this is fine then have the alternater checked the alternater may be going bad.

Posted on Oct 15, 2010

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