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Car engine turned off unexpectedly

(1990 Pontiac Bonneville)
in Astoria, NY on April 19, 2010
My car's engine suddenly turned off when in the park position. The second time it happened was when I tried to turn the heat on when stopped at a red light, the engine shut off. My dashboard system indicators informed me to service the engine soon.

Also, I noticed when I turn on the headlights, the lights on my dash board dim a bit, but eventually brighten up.

I also noticed that my radio presets have been reset, and the clock on the dashboard is incorrect.

Is it time for me to change the battery?
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