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Asked by Jan 12, 2017 at 08:07 PM about the 2001 Acura TL 3.2 FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

while driving home tonight, my battery light and brake light came on on my dashboard, a few miles later all of the dash board lights came on however the light illuminating the dash board went very dim, then dark, my headlights turned off as I pulled ion my driveway and now nothing electrical works including the car will not start.  thoughts?

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Possible alternator, bad alternator will kill the battery then the car as you described. See if you jump the car if possible. If is starts then I would say the alternator is no good. I would try to get it load tested...

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