Q: I have a 1999 Mazda 626.Today while heading to work the car lights shut off, the windows wouldn’t roll up and the car shutdown

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While driving today my car shut off...Everytime I get a boost it would crank but eventually it would shut off again.My husband said a wire is burned by the alternator

My car has 135000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

You should have the charging system checked to see if the alternator has failed.

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