Q: Alternator is dead!

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Battery light stayed on while driving. Shut off car and than could not star it again. Got it boosted and than car dies on me after 2 minutes drive. CAA guy tells me it's my alternator? Is this possible my car is a 2011! What causes this? Do I go rebuilt? How much could this cost me? Thank you in advance for your advice. Angelo

My car has 54000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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