Having problems with your Nissan Maxima ?

2002 Nissan Maxima......had a new alternator put in in March 2010. About 3 weeks ago, battery light and brake light came on. Took it to shop....no voltage going to battery from alternator. So, I had them replace the alternator (which was under warranty). All was fine, until today......same thing happened. I need to know if this is an alternator problem, or something else electrical. I know that Nissan linked the brake light (in dashboard) with the battery light....for whatever reason. I d

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