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All lights dim down when I press the break why?

Postby Alltracghost » Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:04 pm

Help me out on this problem... My dash light all of them dim out when I press on the break pedal... Why is that it hasn't given me problems it's just annoying....
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Re: All lights dim down when I press the break why?

Postby Awesome-Trac » Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:16 pm

Voltage draw, happens alot to older model cars my 88 Alltrac,90 corolla and my 90 celica GTS all did it I don't really know
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Re: All lights dim down when I press the break why?

Postby WarTowels » Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:45 pm

Weak sauce battery or alternator.

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Re: All lights dim down when I press the break why?

Postby UtahSleeper » Wed Mar 21, 2012 8:31 pm

Can't this also be caused by questionable grounds?
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Re: All lights dim down when I press the break why?

Postby concealer404 » Wed Mar 21, 2012 8:55 pm

UtahSleeper wrote:Can't this also be caused by questionable grounds?


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Re: All lights dim down when I press the break why?

Postby WarTowels » Thu Mar 22, 2012 1:06 am

True true
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Re: All lights dim down when I press the break why?

Postby tubasteve » Thu Mar 22, 2012 2:24 am

Quick story, i was coming down a huge down hill run, when i noticed all my lights dimming hard core....my battery lead had come off the battery....kinda scary.
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Re: All lights dim down when I press the break why?

Postby Awesome-Trac » Thu Mar 22, 2012 3:30 am

tubasteve wrote:Quick story, i was coming down a huge down hill run, when i noticed all my lights dimming hard core....my battery lead had come off the battery....kinda scary.


Lol I had the same situation happen to me to except my positive lead actually came off and my car lost power and died right at a burgerking enterence :doh:
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Re: All lights dim down when I press the break why?

Postby lele73 » Tue Apr 10, 2012 6:39 am

Interesting. I recently had the opposite happen. While all my lights are on, i step the break and my lights become brighter... any reason for that? i will add more grounds soon but still... :shrug:
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