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

 

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okmoose, 3.4L V6, Talihina, OK, November 26, 2012, 19:10
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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.

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    csubak30 November 26, 2012, 21:25
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    Probably a failing battery or alternator problem. Need to get both tested and replace the faulty one. Odds are its the alternator.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13458 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper November 27, 2012, 06:31
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    have charging system ck completely incl battery

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    your.mechanic November 27, 2012, 11:16
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    Most likely your alternator is failing...have shop check for alternator and battery

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