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Question Asked: Why does the battery light flicker every time I excelerate after motor is warm ?
August 17, 2013, 06:27 PM
It starts like a champion every day. And I have replaced the battery , both battery cables , spark plugs , spark plug wires , distributor cap and rotor , yet as soon as the motor is at normal operating temperature I cannot drive any faster then 35 mph. I have to feather the throttle and put the hazard lights on. If and every time I accelerate even just a little the battery light starts flickering and the truck starts acting like a bucking bronco. Big loss of power and the battery light flickering like crazy. The only think that I have not replaced is the alternator. The craziest thing that happened recently was I was in gear coasting down a mountain around 50-55 mph and I was not touching the pedals and the battery light flickered a few times and I could feel a bump in the motors rythim. Does this clue to in at all as to what I need to replace to get this to stop happening ?
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