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Alternator problem In the last 2 years i've had the alternator replaced at least 4 times. Everytime the problem occurs around the time that school starts (or around august and september). First the ABS light comes on, then the a/c starts to get hotter and the windows roll up and down slower (you know, like an electrical problem). In most severe cases it's just died and i've had to get it towed. I've had the alternator replaced by recommendations from the mechanics but I'm starting to think it's not just an alternator problem. It started to happen again today and I had the battery replaced yesterday!! Please Help!!

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Buy a OEM alternator, preferably one from the dealer. Many alternators found at parts stores are rebuilt used ones.

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