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Won't Start/Then Starts Badly

Driving along, car starts shifting too soon. (it's an automatic). Then, radio goes off...radio comes on...all lights go out but service engine, airbag and brake lights come on. Shut car off, car won't start again. Gives an effort but fails and then nothing. Left it in parking lot over night. This am starts and drives home but still doing the same thing. Shifting is gone crazy. Power there, power gone. HELP

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  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

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Maybe you need a battery or aternator

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