Battery light and e brake light on new alternator

Asked by Nov 01, 2016 at 05:15 PM about the 1997 Nissan Maxima

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 97 Nissan Maxima , my e-brake and battery
light are lit on my dashboard I had it checked and
the mechanic said my charging system wasn't
good. so I did the easy test taking the battery
terminal off to see if it would run off the alternator
and the car shut off so I replaced the alternator and
the light shut off it ran on just the alternator with the
terminals off. car ran Perfect for about a week then
one afternoon on the way to work the lights cut
back on the car sputtered bad and died on me
when I pulled up it would start up off a jump but
would cut off seconds later,  I replaced the battery
and drove home but the lightswhere still on and the
car didn't have much power. when I got home it
would start back up right after I cut if off but the
next morning you could hear the starter clicking
trying to catch after a couple attempts it would start
up but the lights where dim then eventually the car
died again any idea what this could be? Some one
told me the voltage regulator but that's within the
brand new alternator right?

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