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New battery, alternator checks out fine...car still dies

On Christmas Eve, the Check Engine light appeared on my Dodge Grand Caravan (1993). The next day, the Check Engine light was no longer on. Then on New Years Day, the Check Engine light came on again and the battery meter in the car fell to 8 and the lights wouldn't work, the transmission failed to change and the MPH stopped working. We took the battery and alternator in to be check and the battery was bad, the alternator good. We replaced the battery and another week passed. Then the dreaded Check Engine light came on again...for 4 days straight without turning off. Then it fell to 8 again, lights stopped working, transmission failed to change Check Gages light came on and the MPH stopped working. We are at a loss as to what could be wrong with our vehicle other than it is VERY old. Please help...it needs to last just 2 months more.

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Well i would take it to a shop and have them check the alternator when its in the van running under load.

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