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Flickering Headlights and Dim interior lights

My girlfriend has a 98 pontiac sunfire. Recently she has been having problems with her headlights flickering. Also now her interior lights are dim and her ABS light and check engine light are going on and off. Any ideas on what the problem could be? Thanks!

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  • jd2126 Jul 27, 2008

    Thank you for your quick response. I will check all of those things!

  • davesan80 Jan 02, 2009

    I have a 1997 Pontiac Firebird and I have the same problem with my car.. The lights start flickering a lot (interior and exterior) when i barely start my car fresh, but as the car is being used it starts to calm down a bit but there is still a lil flicker. I just stopped at an Auto Zone and they said my battery and alternator were good. I cleaned off the terminals and it is still doing the same thing.. What can it be???

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2009

    I have a 98 Jeep Grand Cherokee and my interior lights go dim and then back up again but my headlights are not affected at all, is this a fuse?

  • Anonymous May 09, 2009

    I have a suzuki, vitara, 4 cylinder ..... Iv been haveing problems for a while now my headlights and my interior lights all flicker like a strobe light but only when im driving because if I come to a stop it no longer flickers i don't know what to do I need help can anybody help ?

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    Flickering house lights



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Definately an electrical problem....first off, check the battery and alternator connections to make sure they are tight. The problem has to be before the fuse box because the headlights and interior lights are on different fuses. It sounds to me like a loose wire, corroded battery terminals, or an alternator that is going bad. An alternator is a relatively easy and cheap fix. They cost about $100 and require removing a few wires, 3 bolts, and the serpentine belt.

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Well I have read that the wiring harness behind the bumperon the driver side has a pink wire problem on the connector. Look in that area. hope this helps


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