[DML] Re: the alternator
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[DML] Re: the alternator

Putting the selector in drive or reverse requires activating the 
This action asks a lot from the juice box ref: the door solenoids also 
taking a lot energy).
So IMHO this may contribute to cause the behaviors you observe.
I gladly swap my opinion for the one of e.g. David Teitelbaum.

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "rydelo81" <rydelo81@...> wrote:
> hello.  sorry to keep perpetuating the battery/alternator 
> just having a problem.  i just put in a new battery.  now i notice 
> whenever i put the car in reverse or drive, at times the rpms drop 
> then go up and the battery light comes on.  as soon as i start 
> it's fine and the light goes off.  i'm sure i need a new alternator.  
> but just wanted to check and see if any of you think it's a different 
> problem causing this.  sorry if this is stupid, but does putting the 
> car in drive or reverse put more strain on the alternator, and will 
> getting a new one fix the problem?  in park or while driving it's 
> fine.  thanks for any help you can offer.  ryan the newb out. vin3932

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