Question about 1992 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight Regency

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The vehicle idles up and down and then stalls. I had to jump the vehicle as the battery was dead. I then drove the vehicle around a block, turned on the a/c that didn't work, and then parked it. I reved the engine several times and it idled up and down and then stalled. The vehicle has been driven about ten miles a week if that. The owner only put several dollars worth of fuel in it at a time. Fuel gauge near empty. Never went over fifty mph. Vehicle has 73k on it.

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If the battery was dead after it stalled,then the alternator is not charging,check the alternator anyway,it needs to be charging for the engine to stay running.

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Testimonial: "Thank you very much for the input. Maybe the alternator is bad. I believe the battery is quite old though."

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