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Dash lights go dim when braking and just odd times driving

Also when the car is idling and I turn on the headlights the idle goes down to like 300 rpm and the car almost dies. Same thing while brakes are applied.

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    after applying my brakes my van shuts off. it starts back up, but when I put it in reverse or drive it shuts off. after it sits for a few minutes it works fine.

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Possibly have the Wrong Amp Rating Alternator
Also Check all Grounds under Hood And Engine to BODY GROUND

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