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Sensor or Electrical Problem - 1998 Pontiac GrandAm SE, 70,000 mi

My car has a brand new battery. Two days ago, the battery sensor light came on. I ignored it thinking it was a glitch because the battery is new. Today, other light sensor's popped up like it was going crazy and when I turned the car off, it would not turn back on. I had to get a jump. Once the car was jumped, it ran right away, but could tell it did not have the "juice" it usually had. Is this a simple sensor problem, or is the car's entire electrical system going bad? I want to get rid of it, but it needs to be driveable to be used as a trade-in. Help!! Thanks! Ginger

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I would first check for corroded or loose terminals at the battery .... after you've confirmed they are OK check to see if your charging system is working.

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