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Civicswag
09-14-2011, 09:40 AM
so my 96 civic coupe tail light n headlights dim everytime i start the car n just keep dimin back n forth i thought it was my alternator not working but then my boy told me that since my speed sensor does not work n i need a new 1 thats whats causin my lights to dim n the engine light to come on :!: any ideas if this culd b the problem?

mymmeryloss
09-14-2011, 10:46 AM
Pull your alternator and take it to autozone and have it checked out!

Best bet is its ur alternator.

Rule of thumb is to check things in succession. Check alt. Battery and the easy stuff before u go buying anything...

Mr.Baker
09-14-2011, 11:30 AM
Rule of thumb is to check things in succession. Check alt. Battery and the easy stuff before u go buying anything...

Definitely!
Never start from the hardest or most expensive.

CrackingVTEC
09-14-2011, 09:15 PM
^that. Never through parts and hope for the best.

Civicswag
09-14-2011, 11:25 PM
so im goin to deff check my alt hopefully thts the problem

97civicMan
09-14-2011, 11:45 PM
I live by the old saying "keep it simple stupid".......works for me for the most part. That and don't over think something! Good luck brother

Civicswag
09-14-2011, 11:54 PM
thankx man!