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out while driving...? ..then not wanna start up for a while. then after about 20 min start right back up and drive for a few days and do the same thing over and over? And today i charged my battery. and cut car off. 30 min later i tried to start it back up and wont turn over at all. is this a alternator problem>
 

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If not starting means that the motor would not turn at all then no it is not the alternator it is the starter motor. You said after 20 minutes that then it starts which means the battery has the power to turn the starter motor when the starter motor cools down where it can be used, this will only last a few times before it totally quits. The alternator charges the battery and the starter motor rotates the engine to get it up to self sustaining speed under it own power.
 
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