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First I will start off and explain what few mods my car has: Intake, Borla exhaust, sts and a Diablo chip.
I was driving the other day, and was driving my car hard (which is actually unusual).
When I was in third gear, I took the RPM's to just over 6K and my battery light came on. Once I shifted, it was gone....
It only seems to happen in third gear, but then I usually won't rev that high in first or second? It does not come on when I power shift either.
I am kinda lost for a clue
Has anyone ever experienced this?

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Cliff's Notes of the above links:

You're alternator's probably on its way out.
 

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How tough would it be to replace that myself?
I haven't looked for it yet, but I am guessing it is probably located below the power steering and air-conditioner. Which would mean, major pain in the butt!.....
Anybody know for sure?
I am just guessing


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From what I understand, if you've got all the right tools, it's do-able, but it's still a pretty big pain. I'd say just suck it up and pay to have someone do it for you. It'll save you a lot of headace.
 

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From what I understand, if you've got all the right tools, it's do-able, but it's still a pretty big pain. I'd say just suck it up and pay to have someone do it for you. It'll save you a lot of headace.
No. Change the alt yourself. Less money on labour costs equal more money for mods. And investing in the proper tools is an investment for the future.
 
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Joe,
I KNOW THE FEELING!! i have had 5 and rebuilt one! I have no clue what is wrong. mine started out like yours and just wont keep a charge. if you wanna know how hard it is to replace or any other info feel freeto e-mail me i will be more than happy to tell you.


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The first time it took me about 7 hours to change it and figure everything out. The next 3 times went much easier. I've got it down to about 2 hours now.
 

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It turns out that my battery cables were a little loose from when I was working on the car the other day.
I ran the car again and the light did not come on.
Thanks for the help


Joe
 
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