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2012-08-04 02:09:43
Bad alternator? or ground?
So I'm driving down and I turn on my lights, when I do that, the radio turns off.

Found it weird so I kept doing it for a while and kept on happening. (while I was driving)

while I was at idle, I'd rev the engine to check to see if the gauge cluster lights would dim. but it didn't seem like they were dimming. I think that's a way check if the alternator is going bad. I also turned on the A/C to full, but that didn't affect it at all

so any ideas of what it could be that makes the radio turn off when I hit the lights? is it just the radio that would turn off, or is it a ground?
please help
2012-08-04 02:15:57
Check the connections to the radio.
2012-08-04 04:11:31
Thanks uly but my car didn't turn on right after I turned it off, my battery terminal was practically off
2012-08-04 05:34:36
2012-08-04 07:37:53
yup lol, got any pictures of your whip with the four fog on?
2012-08-04 14:21:41
I got rid of that crap. (bumper not the car.)
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