dim lights - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


1992-1999 Series I L27 (1992-1994 SE,SLE, SSE) & Series II L36 (1995-1999 SE, SSE, SLE) and common problems for the Series I and II L67 (all supercharged models 92-99) Including Olds 88's, Olds LSS's and Buick Lesabres Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-08-2004, 02:35 PM   #1
BANNED
Posts like a 4 Banger
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 113
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
sse for me is on a distinguished road
Default dim lights

sitting at an idle parked if I roll up windows or anything like that the head lights and dash lights dim. also lately I get some alternator hiss in some not all of my fm radio stations. no noise coming from alternator and is charging fine. do you think it is time for a new alternator and battery or are there other thing to consider
sse for me is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2004, 03:35 PM   #2
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 7,262
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
ssesc93 is on a distinguished road
Default

go get the altenator and battery tested. It wouldnt hurt but at least you will know what the deal is before you spend money on an issue and the altenator and battery is fine.
ssesc93 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-08-2004, 03:42 PM   #3
Senior Member
Certified Car Nut
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Robbinsdale, MN
Posts: 15,408
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
MOS95B is on a distinguished road
Default

SOunds to me like a weak battery. Gotta second the "get 'em tested" vote....
MOS95B is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2000 Impala lights dim when hitting brakes eltatertoto Chevrolet 3 11-26-2013 09:11 PM
Lights,lights, and more lights... fdh01bonneville Detailing & Appearance 3 05-13-2007 05:19 AM
Do your lights dim at idle? petraman General GM Chat 18 03-09-2007 10:04 AM
Lights dim and recover shortly after starting Rush Fan Bonneville GXP/ Northstar Powered Cars 21 01-22-2007 07:28 PM
dim headlights Custom88 General GM Chat 18 01-08-2003 04:43 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:43 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.