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Why wont my car start? Why does iturn off when idle?

(1999 Pontiac Grand Am)
in Chicago, IL on November 29, 2014
Is the problems serious?
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on November 29, 2014
...YES...especially if you need to get somewhere........It won't start ....OR it starts , but won't stay running(even if you lightly hold the gas pedal down?)???
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on November 29, 2014
Have you tested the battery, alternator, checked starter? Is there fuel in vehicle?
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