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    When I put my headlights on, every so often they seem to flicker. If I put the interior lights on as well, they do too.

    It seems to happen more if you rev it.

    Is this normal or is there something on its way out alternator wise?

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    Have u anything like amps or that wired to battery

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    No, nothing. Completely standard.

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    I would say alternator is not working to it's full capacity most garages do a free battery and alternator check mate do u use the car everyday

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    Yep, only for short trips really though.

    Its still under the 3 year VX warranty so will book it in with them and get them to have a nosey.

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    does it happen when you turn the steering while stationary... if so this is normal, the pas is electronic & does sap a lot of power... there's plenty of old threads covering this issue

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    No problem chris good luck with it

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    Thinking about it, it could be when turning the steering. Will check it tomorrow night and book it in with VX if not.

    Cheers guys.

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