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The ABS,Brake Light,Battery light go on and off sporadically while driving.Does this indicate an Alternator failure or a sensor/computer problem?

2001 Subaru Outback ABS, Brake light and Battery light go on and off spoardically while driving. Noticed the temperature guage got a little hotter too. Does this indicate an alternator failure or a sensore/computer problem?
2000 Subaru Outback, battery dies overnight for no reason. ABS Light comes on with acceleration. Yesterday, the E-Brake and Battery lights were coming on intermittently.

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Yes it's most likely a alternator problem,usually the internal diode bridge breaks causing all lights you mentioned to come on,if this happens at a idle open the hood and remove green connector on alt.if lights go out you've found the problem

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