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Headlights and dash dial lights have a very slight flicker

(2004 Honda Civic)
in Philadelphia, PA on October 20, 2012
the flicker is in a pattern of once every two seconds.and they do not do it all the time.
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on October 20, 2012
have the alternator voltage checked while this is happening

Roy
on October 20, 2012
Normal on a lot of them because they have what they call an ELD (electronic load detector) in the fuse box. As stated to be safe , have the alternator tested. Alternator output and function/command can also be monitored using the right scan tool, that way you'll also know if the controls (PCM regulated) are working.
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