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Signs that an alternator may be going bad include a weak battery, dim lights, strange sounds and smells or warning lights on the display panel reading showing the picture of a battery or displaying the codes "ALT" for al... More »

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Signs that the alternator is going bad include dim lights, odd smells, a weak or dead battery, unusual sounds, or a warning light. If the alternator goes out completely, expensive repairs are often the result, but these ... More »

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Common signs of a failing alternator include an illuminated warning light on the dashboard, dimming lights during the vehicle's operation, and a constantly dead battery. Many auto parts stores can test an alternator for ... More »

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Signs that the alternator is going bad include dim lights, odd smells, a weak or dead battery, unusual sounds, or a warning light. If the alternator goes out completely, expensive repairs are often the result, but these ... More »

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