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The alternator going bad cause problems with the car shifting

Customer Question

can the alternator going bad cause problems with the car shifting hard(automatic)
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Pontiac
Expert:  Travis replied 8 years ago.
Thanks for the question.

What year and model Pontiac do you have?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
2001 bonneville-also has a definite whining-but does not do this every time i drive the car
Expert:  Travis replied 8 years ago.
The alternator can cause many different issues with the car, but you would notice the battery lamp coming on in the dash. Is that lamp on?