Loss of power

Asked by Aug 27, 2013 at 07:36 AM about the 2001 GMC Yukon Denali AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When driving at night my Yukon looses power and voltage drops and dash light dim. This only happens when the headlight are on.  New alt this past spring belts are not sliping.  Not sure why only at night.

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First double check your wiring, you may be loosing a ground pathway or a power feed as the demand increases, then retest your alternator for proper operation, parts do fail.

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