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Well when i get in my car everything that is lit up flickers, what is the cause of this is it my alternator? headlights, reading lights, dash lights?
 

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Ok.... when does this happen.....

In our FWB, when you turn on the ignition (engine not started) it comes on, then gets dim, and then gets bright again (happens in less than a second)..... if this is the case, id say its normal.....
 

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Cadillac Fan: It means a diode in your generator took a dump...so it's only rectifing less than a full sine wave.
 

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Ok.... when does this happen.....

In our FWB, when you turn on the ignition (engine not started) it comes on, then gets dim, and then gets bright again (happens in less than a second)..... if this is the case, id say its normal.....

So what does that mean? how can I get it fixed?
 

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Cadillac6: You either get your existing alternator rebuilt or get another alternator....new or used. They cost between 120 and 245. Maybe less from a junk yard.
 
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