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Battery light on, takes forever to start then dies once started

When you go to turn it over it acts like it wants to but it wont start right away. once it stays running it dies every few minutes. once you have it running and it dies when you go to turn it back over again it will start right back up. once in a while it gets a burst of energy it will stay running for about a half hour or so. battery wont stay charged and the oil light comes on even when the oil is full. when your drivng and come to a stop it jerks forward even when foots off gas and it will die every time you turn a corner unless it's working for that half an hour or so then it will turn really really slow. If you have any suggestions please help!!! Thank you!

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  • love65us Feb 26, 2009

    When I start to drive to work that's when it happens my battery light and oil light come on at the same time my car dies but i can started it up again. But it only happens when it cold and snowing I have know clue what going on with my car

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If you can get the car started again and with someone helping you have them take the positive side of the battery cable off while it is running and if it dies then it is the alternator also check your drive belt and when was the last time it was changed because it could be slipping

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