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the car will turn off because the something in the fuel line may be cloged this could be the fuel pump, the injectors or even a very bad contaminated air filter. Other causes may be an electrical system and not just the alternator but a coil.

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Q: What is wrong if you replaced the alternator on a 1998 Pontiac Grand Am SE now the car will start but then turn itself off?
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