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    Flickering Headlights

    Mk: (G) 4
    Model: Sport
    Engine Size: 1.6 16V
    Year/Reg: T
    Doors: 3
    What is happening? My headlights are flickering when my stereo is on
    When is it happening? It happened a few times last night, but was ok this morning.

    I pulled up at the shops last night, went in came back out, got in and started her up, switched on lights, and the stereo came on, and with every note the lights started to flicker, you could see it in the reflection of the shop window and on the dials on my dash. I switched Stereo off, and it stopped, but happened again once it was on. The thing is it was doing it a lot, but i didnt have my sub in my boot, the amp was connected, but had no sub connected to it and therefore no sound from it, it was just OE speakers. This morning it was fine. Any ideas? Surely you need to sub to be in place for thr thump for this to happen? Powercap? Battery low or something?
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    If the amps connected, it's still drawing power !

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    It seemed to be a stronger pull than ever before coo. Very strange. Maybe I should test my battery?
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    I'd get your battery tested and the alternator, just to be sure.
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    She is going to have her rear drums looked at 2morow (see thread) I will ask them to look for me. Any thing else I should get them to look at? She is coming up to 60K she had cams,pulleys and tensioners done 10k ago.

    http://www.m1gst.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=6967
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    My car is a similar age and I just had to replace the altenator

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