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Battery light flashes red car shuts off while driving

I have a brand new battery alternator has been checked at three different places and everyone says its ok. i have a 2001 chevy monte carlo. it started with a bad battery. my battery was dead so it screwd up my anti theft system which basically wouldnt allow my car to start. my mechanic hooked computer up to it and cleared out code so car would crank with new battery. about two days later while i was driving battery light flashed red and car cut off. it has happened four or five times since then but no one can find anything wrong.

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Try making sure the battery cable and alternator is grounded

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