I have a 2000 Grand Prix with a 3800 motor I thought my alternator was dead because the car kept shutting off change the alternator cost still doing the same thing any suggestions

Lavaris Miller

Asked by Dec 15, 2015 at 12:23 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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We need more info my friend...when is it shutting off? Sitting at idle or driving down the road? Does the car die electrically? Has the battery been checked...a dead short inside a battery will cause the car to run poorly and shut off, even with a good alternator.

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