why does my eldorado keep dying after its driven for awhile

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Asked by Apr 05, 2008 at 09:22 PM about the 1995 Cadillac Eldorado

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my eldorado keeps dying on me n now my service engine light is on ive tightened up battery n it is still stalling out n my battery is losing volts it runs between 14.7 and 12.6

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6,975

you could have a charging issue or a computer/sensor issue. i would get a "load test" done on the whole car

43,925

Sounds like alternator to me. Have the charging test done but I would suspect the alternator has packed it in. Most GM alternators I have seen never made it past 85,000 miles.

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