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96 neon been shutting off at random then will restart

.for past 2 months neon shut off at random and then would restart after a few min. now it is happening more frequentand is taking longer to start up... replaced cam sensor, crank sensor code read 11 and 12 bat. disconnect and intermitent loss of signa/cam/crank shaft sensors. when replaced cam sensor the codes only read 11 and then it still shut off... no fire.. but had alternator tested tonight and says it is only delivering 30 amps instead of 90 ... can the alternator be shorting out causing the shut down relay to trigger or maybe not enough juice to battery either or... heard of short from bare wires in harness over rack +pinion but cant find any. all codes are clean again but 12 and 11 still..???? my wife uses this car for her travel work and we need help!!

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    Daniel Arellano May 11, 2010

    Are the warning lights on or off ? the alternator could be overcharging the battery or vise versa. Depends if the warning lights are on or off now. It could be the alternator and needs replacement. replace with the exact same alternator you took off. The OEM kind.



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Befor anything else might check your converter,At your locial muffler shop. Should't be a charge for this. Good luck

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It's your wiring harness in the engine compartment. The bad part is that factory don't make them no more.

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