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After about an hour of driving home from work all my lights in the car dim and when I push on the gas the RPM's drop and the air bag light turns on and then the car won't start. I have replaced the battery about 2 weeks ago and it seemed to be ok but it did it again. so I changed the alternator yesterday and today still same thing. Any ideas would be appriceated.

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Do you own or have access to a voltmeter? If so when car is running you should have a range of 12.6 volts to 14.8 at the battery cables.
If not jump start car and run it to local Autozone, Advance, etc parts store and the offer free testing on the car.

Also, if you've been driving for last two weeks on bad alternator, you might have damaged new battery.

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