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1993 Sable 3.8 The battery light has been flickering ocassionaly. I had read on other posts that there is a single wire that connects to the alternator that can come loose, so today I checked out and cleaned all of the connections, when I pluged the single wire back in I expected it to lock into place, but it doesn't seem to lock in place like it should, if I pull out in the wire just a little it falls out. Has anybody had this problem with the flimsy connector or have any ideas to keep it from falling out? I'm attaching a picture that impatient95 showed in a previous post that shows the wire I'm talking about.

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As long as it charges properly, I wouldn't worry about it. My truck was the same way when I upgraded it from the stock 60 am gen 2 alternator to a 130 amp gen 3, but it worked fine as long as it was plugged in. If it's plugged in and you are getting a intermittent battery light, I would first just take the whole alternator in and get it checked. Then go from what they tell you. I had an intermittent light and all that caused it was bad brushes. 7 dollars for new brushes, and light stopped.
 

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Using a needle nose pliers give the male part of the connect a slight twist.
 

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Thanks for the info guys! I'll give the needle nose pliers trick a try SHOZ123.
Since I cleaned all the connections on the alternator and cleaned up the battery posts the light hasn't been flickering, keeping my fingers crossed. :hmm:
 
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