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Old 03-11-2011, 07:01 AM
Skylark65 Skylark65 is offline
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Default Re: lights dim above 3k RPM

i hit the battery termanals with my little cleaning tool while i was at work tonight, but it still did it on the way home. too bad, i love free fixes...

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Originally Posted by remark123 View Post
Check the belt tension... possibly time for a new belt, belt is slipping at high r's, can cause the alternator to not charge...
come to think of it, that sounds like a good possibility. the belt squeaks like crazy, although from what i've read on here that's very common, and the belt looks to be in good condition, with no cracks, ect. mabe my tensioner is not where it should be?
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