So i just replaced my altenator and belt on my 1997 GMC K 1500 and now my lights dim and flicker. what's the problem?

Asked by Jan 04, 2013 at 11:06 PM about the 1997 GMC Sierra 1500 K1500 SL 4WD Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Is the belt tensioner holding the new belt tight? Is the belt threaded correctly?

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Check all your connections. They should be clean, dry, & tight. It is also possible that you got a defective replacement alternator. HTH. -Jim

b_real, Assuming you have since fixed the flickering lights problem "about a year ago"....Would you mind sharing what corrected that issue? Thanks in adcance!

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