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Car Shut off While Driving

While driving the other day it sounded like my tire went flat and I was about to pull over and my car shut off completely and the brakes locked. When i finally got to a stop I tried to turn it on and nothing happened except the dashboard lights came on. I was told I was going to be needing a new alternator soon. Do you think it could have just went out while I was driving? Anybody know what could have happened?

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Swap the ASD relay in the front driver's side of the engine compartment. It has a black cover on it that says "FUSES". Swap it out with a new fuse....

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Have the alternator tested and if bad replace it and also have the drive belt checked

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