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Changed alternator, belt and battery on 01 sable ls after driving for a short time air bag light and gas light come on and car dies....help?

Car would idle fine but soon as i put pressure on gas pedal it stutters and dies... now car acts as though battery is dead.

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First thing is to see if the battery needs charging. If it has a full or near full charge, then maybe a loose or corroded battery cable connection is making the car seem dead..
You have to get the engine cranking at a normal rate or speed, to first see if it will start. If you get it cranking and it won't start, see if your fuel pump has failed. Best way to check that is to have the fuel pressure tested. No fuel pressure from a failed fuel pump is a major cause of a 'no start' condition.

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