check engine lights came on, headlights flashed off, then car shut down. on 2004 Pontiac Montana

after car sat awhile, was able to start up and drove for approx 2-3 miles before doing the same but the idling sound increased before stopping. haven't tried to start van up since.

by in Talihina, OK on November 26, 2012
3 answers
ANSWER by , November 26, 2012
Probably a failing battery or alternator problem. Need to get both tested and replace the faulty one. Odds are its the alternator.
ANSWER by , November 27, 2012
have charging system ck completely incl battery
ANSWER by , November 27, 2012
Most likely your alternator is failing...have shop check for alternator and battery