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Old 06-09-2021, 04:57 PM
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I don't think the battery is a problem... if you are looking at the voltage via the BC, with the ignition switched on (doh!) but the engine NOT running, then 11.8v seems about right, given that the car will be pulling about 20 amps from the battery at that point.

+1 on what Clavurion said - ignition switch. You have multiple simultaneous electrical issue so you either have a supply issue (which now seems unlikely) or a fuse/switch issue. Start with ignition switch but also check main fuses in the boot/trunk - for loose connections or corrision.
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I don't think the battery is a problem... if you are looking at the voltage via the BC, with the ignition switched on (doh!) but the engine NOT running, then 11.8v seems about right, given that the car will be pulling about 20 amps from the battery at that point.

+1 on what Clavurion said - ignition switch. You have multiple simultaneous electrical issue so you either have a supply issue (which now seems unlikely) or a fuse/switch issue. Start with ignition switch but also check main fuses in the boot/trunk - for loose connections or corrision.
According to the amount of answers about the ignition switch i'll definetely go for it's replacement as first repair.
Had a look on the boot fuses they look fine visually but i'll have a second pass with a multimeter to be sure. Same for the glove box ones.

Is there any other switch or similar component that could be causing electric troubles and should be looked at?
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Old 06-09-2021, 05:43 PM
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... Is there any other switch or similar component that could be causing electric troubles and should be looked at?
There's a joint in the main supply cable at the front bulkhead but that's not likely to be an issue here as it would affect starting (current) and you don't appear to have a starter (motor speed) issue.
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Reminds me of the crazy issues I had that sound almost like yours. But in my case , among other unrelated errors with nothing to do with the alternator, I would get a consistent error "DME- 2E95 Generator - Communications loss - Fault currently present - Fault would not cause a warning Light". Replacing the alternator fixed every bizarre issue the vehicle had.
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Reminds me of the crazy issues I had that sound almost like yours. But in my case , among other unrelated errors with nothing to do with the alternator, I would get a consistent error "DME- 2E95 Generator - Communications loss - Fault currently present - Fault would not cause a warning Light". Replacing the alternator fixed every bizarre issue the vehicle had.
Never saw anything popup about the alternator in errors or messages. What were your voltages?
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