Q: FAULTY ALTERNATOR CONNECTION

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I have checked the connections to my battery and i have checked the alternator .Both are giving me good and full readings . But the connection at the alternator port seems to be faulty . i say this because , i can Push the connection in or move it and the battery indicator light will go off but after a while it comes back on . I have even replaced the connection but i am having the same problem . My question is could it be that the port of connection to the alternator has a short in it requiring me to replace the alternator or could this mean that the alternator itself is going bad . I would hate to spend money on more parts especially something as expensive as an alternator if i dont need it . i have run out of options here . WHAT COULD MY PROBLEM BE , PLEASE HELP !

My car has 178852 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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