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My 1999 Alero has been stopping, especially while idling at a stop light. As long as the car is in perpetual motion, it runs relatively fine. When it stops, the engine oil light and the batter light come on. All that I have to do is restart the car and it runs until it stops again. Do you have any idea what the issue could be?

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You don't have right AIR: GAS ratio of 14.6:1 at idle. If you don't have idle adjustment, you need to have throttle valve clean.
If it doesn't work, then your Fuel Distributor is drifting out of calibration.
Don't worry about check engine light comes on when the engine dies. It is designed that way.

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