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My BMW X5 4.6is alternator light on the cluster is not switching off when the engine is on.The alternator is being replaced with the new one
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I have a 1998 Ford one ton van that will run about five minutes after jumping it then the engine will die. Had the alternator checked three times and it checked out ok. Replaced the battery and the problem still is there. The battery indicator light is on. also replaced both battery terminals with new ones. After jumping the voltsge meter shows about 14 amps. runs five minutes and the voltage meter starts to drop. when it hits eight volts the engine stalls. Is it possible the starter or thwe sol
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I have a 1996 Mazda MPV where the engine fuse keep blowing. This happens after the battery was removed. Here is what happen. The alternator die one day. I replace the alternator and everything work fine. The next day when I drive the car I found the ABS light turns on every time I press on the accelerator. Somebody told me that the alternator that I put in may be defect. To find out if the new alternator is working, I shoudl removed the battery after the car is started. if the engine still
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Electrical problem My battery is new, my alternator is 2 years old. My car doesn't start sometimes. It won't crank...no clicking noise...lights work, radio windshield wipers too. Wait about 30 minutes then it will start. it is very embarassing at the gas station because I can't move the vehicle for another one to pump gas. Is it the alternator...no check engine light is on. Is it the starter relay? I've replaced door lock relays and window motor and relays. How much is the starter relay?
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My alternator went bad on my 2000 hyundai elantra and left us stranded at a stoplight. We had to be pushed off of the road. I replaced the alternator with a brand new one and it hasn't been on the car for 2 weeks yet and my car did the same thing again. The alternator tested bad again. I don't know if there could be something wrong with the wiring system in this car or what but it's aggrevating. Also, I can't get the check engine light to go off either. I have reset the computer and it stays off
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2006 suzuki XL-7 my battery light is on I just replaced for a new one and still is on when I drive for about 5 minutes after that time the light got off but everyday when I start the car the light comes on can you tell me the problem please. I dont have problems to start the engine and I took the car to check and the battery is ok and the alternator too so I dont know please tell me what could be the problem tanks for your help.
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I have a 2004 Ford Focus Z-Tec engine. I just replaced the alternator twice in one week, had Ford updates, and a new the battery. It will not hold a charge. I am told now it might be a wiring problem. It started with the battery light coming on. One website stated that only a silver calcium alloy battery should be used. Not sure who to take it too now.
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I have a 2002 Kia Optima 2.7l v6. The car was shifting at high rpm's, check engine light was on. When driving steady at 30 and 40mph the car jerked in and out of gears. Auto Trans. I have had a tune up which included: Ignition coil, plugs, wires. I had the IAC and TPS Switches replaced. New battery and alternator. Alternator was bad. Car is still doing same thing as when I brought it in. HELP!!
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Hello thank you for pointing me in the right way. i replaced the alternator with a new one and that fixed the light switch over heating and light flickering. Now today i was driving my discovery and the idle goes up and down and sometimes it stays on 1200 rpm's and doesn't want to come down unless i turn off the vehicle and then when turned back on the idle goes back to normal until a couple of minutes it starts doing it again. Do you think it's my idles speed control sensor or is it the throttl
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Okay this may be kinda long so bear with me: initially my check engine light came on and when I took my car in for inspection they discovered it was a faulty gas cap (it was cracked on the inside) and gave me a new one that fixed the problem immediately. Since I like having a locking gas cap I bought a new one and replaced the gas cap Goodyear gave me with that one. About a week later the check engine light came on again. I took the gas cap on and off several times and the light remained on. Th
Have vehicle scanned for codes at Autozone its free and do the repairs the codes list. ... 2005 Ford Taurus
My dash lights wont come on. when you try to turn on dome switch, the four ways and hight beam indicator lights come on and the seat belt light. I tried replaceing the dome and head light switch, but every time I plug in the new one or old one I get different light problems and still no dash lights. All external lights work fine. also when lights are on and I turn on turn singal my fuel gage goes up and down. all fuse are fine. can any one help? 1988 chevy s-10 pickup
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I replaced the EGR Value because the error code indicated and said EGR Value insufficient flow. The engine light went off for about a week and came back on. I replaced the EGR valve with another new one thinking the first one was defective but the engine light did not go out. I noticed that when I increase a vehicle's engine speed by pressing down on the gas pedal or advancing the throttle while the vehicle is stationary it misfires. Please advise.
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