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Old 01-15-2001, 11:35 AM
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Hi guys...

I'm experiencing a lot of weird things with my car since the cold weather has started. Although my battery is fairly new, I have difficulty starting up my car in extreme cold weather(I have to jump start it sometimes). Sometimes I get a ETS warning light flashing and the lights in the interior dims a little and if I push the gas pedal the lights brighten again. Anybody know whats going on? The car is a 97'E320


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Old 01-15-2001, 12:05 PM
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Chuck, you better "chuck" your alternator.....Seriously, have the alternator checked for sustained voltage output under load. You are describing classic undervoltage symptoms..

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