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Old 19th April 2017, 20:40   #106
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Does the flickering occur when the engine is off?

If the problem is seen only when the engine is on , it has to be the alternator.

An easy way to check would be to hook up a multimeter to the battery and see if the voltage fluctuates when the car is at idle. If the engine is raced and the flickering stops , then please have your alternator serviced.

You could just check all connections/main fuses , especially the main wiring coupler at the alternator.
An update on this. I had driven home last week. While driving at Cochin, I suddenly lost the power steering assistance and the battery sign lit up on the dash. Luckily I was at the vicinity of the service center. The issue was with the alternator pulley. The dampener pulley was changed along. The SA thinks that the flickering would be a related symptom.
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