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You may have a weak alternator, or you may be shifting to early. Entering a higher gear will drop the rpm down to much, and the alternator will not be turning fast enough to put out the proper voltage, and the light will come on. This would not be noticeable with the 4 to 5 shift because of the smaller rpm change, and down shifting would have an opposite effect(engine RPM increases). Let the rpm build up a little more before shifting.

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Q: What is causing my 1998 ford ranger 4-cylinder 5 spd manual battery light on the dash flickers on when shifting from 1st2nd or 3rd but not 4th 5th or downshifting?
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