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My car wont start without a jump and cuts off from the a/c

I just bought a 1995 Mitsubishi Mirage and when it starts it runs good but then if i turn on the air, windshield wipers, lights, ect. the car eventually stalls out and cuts off. I was able to turn it on but now it wont even start with out a jump. It seems like it runs as long as i don't use any extra power. what do you think might be the problem.

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1st thing to check is the battery. If you can still start the car, bring it to a parts store where they can do a free check of the battery and charging system (alternator). You may just have a battery that is at the end of it's life. Let me know what the store says, I'll help further if needed. Updates appreciated.

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The alternator sounds like it is weak. Bring it to your local parts store that can do a free test on the system. Also check the battery that can have the same symptoms.

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