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Old 09-23-2007, 12:14 AM   #1
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When I start my car it reads low and my lights are dim. After it runs for maybe 30 sec the gauge is back up to normal and the lights get brighter.

Is this normal or am I going to need a battery or alternator in the future?
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I experienced irregular voltmeter readings even though my battery was new. I suggest you remove and clean your battery cables, and remove the boots and clean that area.

Then make sure the connections is TIGHT. (Mine turned out to be loose... )

Try that and let us know
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I agree with Cody. When you check the cables, pull the boot back and check for corossion there too.

On the side, my lights don't kick up for 5 seconds after I start mine
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pull the boot back and check for corossion there too.
Actually, remove the bolt and slide the cover off.
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