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Car shut off while driving. now after it has been parked for 8 hrs, getting no response at all. charing system failure warning came on. as well as going into battery saving mode.

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Just based upon the information provided it appears that either you lost your alternator belt, or that the alternator went out on your car. (this would include the connector coming loose on the alternator)

I would suggest that you just take the battery out & get it tested and charged if possible, you'll need a fully charged battery to test the charging system and to get the car to start. If the belt is not missing or off track, when you install the battery & start the car, if the alternator light comes on, the alternator more than likely will need to be replaced. You of course could take the alternator off & take it to the auto parts store for testing while they charge your battery overnight free. (autozone & others) That will more than likely provide you with the answer to your problem. Good Luck

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