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LILT

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battery or alt
« on: June 07, 2011, 09:20:14 PM »
when I drive my car at night the dash board lights are dim at idle but bright when I pick up speed is it the battery or alt. did a 69 come with a top mount battery or side mount

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Re: battery or alt
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2011, 10:10:56 PM »
I'd have to say the alternator. But, Check belts, pulley & all charging elements including the battery. If all checks out you can run these series of tests on your alternator;

http://www.wikihow.com/Check-an-Alternator

Batteries;

http://www.camaros.org/underhood.shtml#Batteries

canadair

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Re: battery or alt
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2011, 10:51:51 PM »
while the car is running discionnect the battery cable the alternator should keep the car running late production cars mine is Oct 69 and has side terminals                                                                                                           

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Re: battery or alt
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2011, 12:01:16 AM »
Also check your voltage regulator.
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