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1992 Honda Accord Question: altenator replaced

 

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a.ordiway, Tampa, FL, February 24, 2009, 18:17
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i replaced the altenator and the battery lite still blinks off and on , not to often but sometimes . what could this be ?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, February 24, 2009, 19:02
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    You could have a bad electrical connection perhaps at the at the battery, alternator wiring or fuse box but is quite possible that the alternator if it is a rebuild or re manufactured alternator was not rebuilt very well. Cheaper alternators often have a high return and failure rate to auto parts stores. I asked our parts supplier about a certain brand of alternator he told me they had a 20% return rate and had stopped carrying that brand.

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    mburke from Burke's Automotive, November 17, 2009, 14:15
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    HAd a similar problem found the plug on the back of the alternator was not all the way in

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