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i have an 1985 mercedes 190e 2.3 and it starts up and shuts off. the battery is bad and i havent gotten a chance to go out and buy a new one, so i jumpstart the car when i remove the wires after the start, the car shuts off. whyis it doing this to me????? all help will be appreciated and thanx in advance
 

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After enginre starts, it runs off the alternator. If it shuts off, it means that your alternator is bad (or the cables), or that you have a short circuit somewhere. That's probably why your battery is discharged. Fix the alternator first, and then see if the battery holds charge.
 
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