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Old 22 Oct 2012, 07:11 am
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Default Flickering Headlights

The headlights on my 03 have been starting to flicker & I've noticed that the car stumbles a bit at idle if I run the air conditioner.

We bought the car a few months ago with a bad tranny. Had the tranny replaced and had the alternator replaced at the same time
as the shop told me they noticed a ripple in it's output. Since you have to remove an axle to get the alt in/out. Figured now's the time.

The car had been running fine up until about three weeks ago or so. Car still runs fine, just seems to have issues when taxed electrically.

We bought the car from the original owners and noticed when looking through all the receipts, that the battery was last replaced in 08
which means it's due.

I was wondering if the Crusier's electrical system is regulated internally or externally to the alternator?
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Old 22 Oct 2012, 07:55 am
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Default Re: Flickering Headlights

One thing that might need to check is the connections on the cables. There is a big junckstion for the ground after you remove the air cleaner box.
Also check that the fan runs on both speeds.
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