Question about 1998 Chevrolet Astro Van
A dead battery and the alternator not working will cause this.. the engine requires a minimum 12.5 volts to run the computer..if not it shuts down..check the battery and see if it has power if not replace or charge for several hours and retest it..repost with findings..
Posted on Jan 22, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 1994 Chevi Lumina APV (van)
If you havent replaced the battery I would start there. If the battery has a dead cell in it then it will effectively remove the charge that your alternator is putting out causing your vehicle to stop running because it has no power. I would jump start the car without the battery hook up and remove the cables and see if it runs that way. If it does you have a bad battery.
Posted on Apr 07, 2010
Testimonial: "Thanks. But the question is, when engine is on, if I remove the cable from battery the engine supposed to be on, but in my case engine died."
Most likely your alternator is bad. Best thing to do is take it off and take it to your local parts store and have them test it.
Posted on Nov 25, 2010
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