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My Saturn L300 cut off in the middle of driving started to shake

Me and my family were on our way to families house for Thanksgiving when the car turned off and started to shake like it did not have enough "juice" (my explanation). When we got to the side of the road, my husband tried to crank it again and it started and then shortly after began to shake and then cut off again. The only lights that came on during this ordeal was the battery light and oil. We checked oil it was fine. While we waited for family to rescue us, we listened to the radio (so there was nothing wrong with electrical connections). Could this be the alternator or battery or something worse. I have also maintained all scheduled maintenance and oil changes, there are only 80,000 miles on this vehicle. Any help is welcomed.

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Hi, You might check both Battery and alternator. If the engine doesn't get power it will not run. Good luck

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Have the fuel pump checked. It does sound like it isnt getting enough "Juice" as you put it, which means the pump is going out. Or its something in the fuel injection somewhere. Have it checked out by a mechanic. Good luck.

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