My battery light came on but it seems to dim.

Tiny
LARRYPARKS
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  • 1997 BMW 318I
  • 203,000 MILES
My battery light came on but it seems to dim some when I push on gas also took battery terminal off while car was running and the car shut off.
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Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 AT 2:20 AM

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Tiny
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It should and never, never do that again. It sends voltage spikes all over the place. It is not a test for anything

your alternator has a bad diode. The alternator needs to be replaced

Roy
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Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 AT 2:23 AM

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