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Second opinion] I have a situation where on 3 separate occasions the battery light flickered briefly (1-2 seconds) when the rpm dropped to 1000. Otherwise I see no other electrical problems. ??alternator, battery or what?
2006 Acura MDX
Alternator was replaced June 2016
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Generally a when a battery light comes on it indicates that the alternator is not charging. Sometimes it can happen at higher rpms, or sometimes lower rpms. Usually this can happen for a while but eventually the alternator will likely need to be replaced. It is also a good idea to check the connectors on the alternator for any looseness. You can run the vehicle and wiggle the wiring on/around the alternator to see if the light on the dash flickers. If not, likely the alternator is going to need to be replaced again.

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