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I just bought a 96 cadillac deville concours and there are a

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I just bought a 96 cadillac deville concours and there are a few issues with the car. 1. the car has to be jumpstarted in order to start the car and after i disconnect the booster cables the car dies out.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  roybelding replied 1 year ago.

good morning my name is ***** ***** I will assist

from your description it sounds like you need an alternator. you need 12 volts for the alternator to work. by jumping, it should be enough to start the charging system. if it stalls out it is because you have no voltage from the alternator to the bettery.

Roy