I have a 1996 Pontiac Sunfire and there is an.

Tiny
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  • 1996 PONTIAC SUNFIRE
  • 205,000 MILES
Hi I have a 1996 pontiac sunfire and there is an issue with my electrical system cause the battery has enough juice to start the car and run my 4 way flashers and my dome light and my signal lights but my highbeam notifier blinks my driving lights blink and once in a while my guages will jump and my stereo cuts in and out what could cause the issue
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Friday, February 22nd, 2013 AT 1:44 AM

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Tiny
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Lll correct that its 205000 kms on it im from canada and I aint sure what the conversion is for it
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Friday, February 22nd, 2013 AT 1:49 AM
Tiny
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Start by having the charging system load-tested. If all you can get out of the generator is one third of its rated capacity of typically around 90 amps, it has a bad diode. That will also make "ripple" very high and can interfere with computer sensor signals and engine performance. If the generator is found to have a bad diode, replace the battery at the same time to reduce the number of repeat failures unless it is less than about two years old.
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Friday, February 22nd, 2013 AT 4:22 AM

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