symptoms of bad alternator

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Asked by Jan 05, 2015 at 07:04 AM about the 1998 Honda Civic EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My battery light flickers now and then and a whining sound when starting my car

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That's one of them. Check the voltage on the battery with the engine running, probe with a multimeter, should be around 14V.

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Take the positive battery cable off. If the engine still runs. It's NOT the alternator and may be the battery. Good Luck

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Thank you very much Mark, will do. Light hasnt flickered in the last couple days, thanx again

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