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Why would the engine on a 1994 Nissan Sentra sometimes cut out while changing gears when both the clutch and brake are pressed?

I had the same problem and then my alternator went out. Replaced alternator and haven't had the problem since. Check your belts.


Why is Chevrolet Cavalier not charging?

alternator needs to be replaced. battery also might be a problem due to the alternator not charging it


Why does the battery warning light come on when the ignition is switched off?

I had this problem on my disco 1. Turned out to be the alternator, which was replaced and the problem was fixed.


Why does the alternator keep going bad in 1994 Mercury Topaz?

i have an 87 topaz where the alternator goes bad also. have replaced it twice. it is just a common problem in the topaz's


Was having charging system problem so alternator was replaced now car keeps flooding and wont fire--I dried carb plugs spark is good so no start is the problem what to do now?

"was having charging system problem so alternator was replaced now car keeps flooding and won`t fire.


Battery light was on and checked to see if it was the alternator and the alternator was bad have not fixed the alternator and now the battery light has not come back on what could be the problem?

There is no problem...the problem was the alternator. You have fixed the problem.


New alternator fitted but light stays on?

New Alternator BUT Warning Light Still Stays OnMaybe there was nothing wrong with the alternator you replaced, and the problem is somewhere else in the charging system!Although possible, it is highly unlikely that a new alternator would be defective.


You have a 1999 Hyundai Elantra sometimes the horn works and sometimes it does not could the problem be a loose wire a fuse or should the horn be replaced?

I had that problem and the hazard light switch was bad so when it was replaced the horn worked just fine.


You had the alternator replaced now having electrical problems?

Electrical "Problems" Following Replacement of AlternatorUsually this is an indication that the electrical wiring system is "screwed up."Either there was an existing problem, leading to the need to replace the alternator, OR whoever changed the alternator screwed up the wiring.


Replaced battery and alternator on 97 mercury sable and it keeps stalling what is the problem?

Idle air control? Fuel pump? Coil?


Why dont the Speedometer work on a 02 hyundia xg350?

Had same problem with mine. Also abs,tcs and e-brake light would come on when speedometer stopped working. Turned out alternator was putting out 16v. Replaced alternator and battery. Solved problem. Replaced both speed sensors first did not help. Good luck


2001 Kia sephia with an intermittant starting problem Sometimes the startere just ticks and then sometimes it starts I replaced the starter and battery both Why?

I have just came up on this same problem with my 2000 Kia. Turns out it was the Ignition switch. $160.00 to have it replaced.


What would cause the battery idiot light to come on in a 2000 Cougar after you just had the alternator replaced?

i had the same problem! replaced my alternator 3 times! battery light kept coming on, finally took it to an alternator specialist, come to find out my wireing was connected wrong, and the connector was bad, car wasn't reading the alternator correctly causing the alternator to shut down. Got it fixed for roughly 350 dollars but no problems since, suggest brand new alternator not a rebuilt one!


How does a car break the alternator bracket. I have a 1995 Chevy Astro Van and it has broken the alternator bracket twice in about a week or 2. I replaced it and it broke again. How does this happen?

do you mean the aluminum bracket holding the alternator broke at the bolt holes? do you know that there should be a steel bracket BEHIND the alternator also? when engine usually replaced, sometimes this steel bracket is not replaced and instead a shorter bolt is used to fasten alternator (3 bolts) to aluminum bracket. there should be a longer bolt which goes from the front of the alternator on the left side, thru the alternator and thru that steel bracket and into part of engine?? this part not clearly understood as explained to me by mechanic husband. he had the same problem and corrected when bracket kit purchased from local Chevy dealer; about $197 in Hawaii. hope this bit helps...


Why would your Bonneville charge somedays and then not charge other days you replaced the alt and battery?

I have a 92 Pontiac and also had similar situation. Sometimes the voltmeter would go to 14volts and other times it would sit at 12volts. When I tested output from alternator to the battery with voltmeter, I did not get a good reading. Upon removal of the alternator to get it replaced, I noticed that the smaller (red) cable that goes from the alternator to the battery was loose in the connector itself. I cut the cable at the connector, stripped the cable some and crimped on a new connector. Reattached to alternator and put alternator back into vehicle. All has been fine since. Hope this may fix your problem.


Why does your 99 Nissan Sentra gxe lose power for a second or two when you step on the brake or use your wipers or turn signal Is your alternator going bad?

I have a 1995 Nissan Sentra and the same thing happened to me about two weeks ago. The problem was a wire going from the alternator had gone bad. So your problem can be the same thing or the alternator. I had just replaced my alternator so I knew it had to be something else.


How come my 1997 passat dies sometimes?

If your 1997 Passat dies sometimes, you might have an issue with the alternator not charging the battery. You could also have a problem with the distributor or the coil.


Why would battery light remain on after replacing the wires alternator and regulator and the battery is good on your 1989 Taurus?

Sometimes an alternator with a weak diode(s)can test out fine, but can still trigger the light. I believe the problem is in your alternator. Good luck.


Fuse alternator 1995 mercury mystique?

I have a 2.0 1995 Mercury mystique the battery charge light was on no output on old alternator. Replaced alternator No output from new alternator "charge light out" (wiggle test wires& re-check wires) at alternator *still no output* is there a fuse that could be the problem or just another bad alternator... I would check the alternator plug before getting another alternator, it may be bad. And is a lot cheaper to replace.


Your cruise control stopped working as well as your speedometer won't go over 60 mph on your 2004 XG350L Hyundai Anyone had similar probs?

I had the same problem...the alternator went bad. Both the alternator and battery had to be replaced.


1996 Taurus battery charging light came on replaced the alternator and the problem seemed to disappear day later light back on battery not getting charged bad alternator?

you may have a bad battery or a bad voltage regulator


Why 92 Ford Festiva won't start but can jump it and it will start no problem as I have already replaced the battery and the alternator and battery light remains on after car is jump started?

It sounds like you have a break in the wire which connects your alternator to your battery, get it checked out.


Why does car squeal when starting and won't start?

This problem sounds like a loose or worn alternator belt. The belt needs to be tightened or replaced and this should fix it.


What are the symptoms of alternator failure?

i have a 1993 Toyota Camry and I'm having a problem with the alternator whenever i start the engine the voltage is at 13.5 volts a few minutes later voltage drops between 11.5 to 12.7 volts,i had the same problem 6 months ago with the same car and when i was going to replace the alternator the belt turned out to be have cracks on it,so instead of replacing the alternator i replaced the belt and that fixed the problem,but i don't think is the belt this time any good answer that could help?


Why is your alternator belt continuing to break and snap on your 97 Mazda Protege?

I am having the same problem with a 99 Protege. I have changed the alternator and aligned/cleaned the pulleys and the problem persists.I replaced the alternator, on my 1997 Mazda Protege, seven times before someone figured out why the serpentine belt kept breaking. It was the belt tensioner! It had to be removed and rebuilt. Now it is working like a charm!! And I havn't had to replace the alternator in over 3 months!!!!


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