car shutting off

Asked by Jul 13, 2012 at 01:01 AM about the 2000 Nissan Maxima SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my car will shutt off randomly while driving or even at an idle. once it has stalled it is hard to get it
running again, like it isnt getting any fuel.  then my battery keeps getting drained..  is it my battery that
is bad? is that why the car is shutting off?

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It's possible your battery is going bad. It's also possible your alternator isn't charging the battery properly. You should stop by AutoZone and have them test your battery, which they'll do for free. Describe your problem to them, and they should be able to point you in the right direction.

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