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My car was driving fine and then I went to turn into a parking lot and it stalled. I started it back up then it stalled again. In
An engine that starts and stalls can be caused by many things and you will need to have the computer and fuel pressure tested to isolate the cause by a mechanic like one from YourMechanic.
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My 2010 Hyundai accent stalled out. now it wont start back up.
The check fuel cap light is telling you that there is an air leak in the fuel tank or lines. It's possible that a vacuum line has come off under the hood for the evaporative system. this could also cause...
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1995 Olds Cutlass Cierra LS stalls while driving
There are many potential causes for your concern. Stalling often means the vehicle is getting too much air or not enough fuel. It can also indicate a problem with the ignition (the crankshaft position sensor is a common problem on...
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My car shuts off when at a slow speed or at a stop and the crank is slow to turn the engine on, car idles, slow acceleration
It sounds like you may have more than one problem or it is caused by battery and charging system not working as it should. I recommend having the battery and charging system checked and then have computer checked for stored...
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car stalls every time i put in the clutch
Any time the battery is disconnected the computer will reset idle control to when the car is new and may stall if the throttle body and idle control valve and mass air sensor if equipped is dirty and need to...
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My car starts but when i hit the gas stalls out hadnt started doing this until it got cold
When the outside temperature drops and gets cold outside the engine and ignition system needs to work harder and inject more fuel to keep engine running good. You may want to have the engine tuned up and injectors cleaned and...
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Had two inspections from your mechanic that I payed for and am still having the same problem. Car cuts off when sitting/idling.
YourMechanic guarantees all their work and you should get in touch with customer service to talk to them on the problem of the diagnosis you paid for did not correct problem. They will take care of you.
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My 2005 Toyota Corolla started shaking and then died what could the problem be
You may have lost ignition or fuel pressure? Have computer scanned for cam or crank sensor failure and have fuel pressure tested to see if fuel pump is bad?
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My car is dying on me while driving and in idle
The first thing to check for in any drivability problem is air leaks. Any air that gets into the engine without being measured will lean out the system and cause problems. Look at all the rubber hoses and boots under...
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replaced camshaft sensor on 2009 chevy malibu and now it immediately dies after startup
If you have a weak battery or a starter that turns engine too slow can cause the crank or cam signal to not be strong enough and may cause stalling. If the crank sensor is not in sync with the...
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I was backing out of a sloped driveway and my car stalled and the oil light came on.
If you were on a steep slope and the fuel is pretty low then you may have sucked air into the fuel pump causing the stall. If your fuel is low then add fuel and see if problems continue? If...
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When I'm on the accelerator, transmission acts as if it doesn't wants to shift.
The problem sounds like you are losing power and most common cause is the distributor causing loss of spark or timing. Take off distributor cap and if there is any oil in cap then replace distributor.
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My truck turns off even after i have started it
You haven't said whether it can be restarted and driven, so I don't have a lot to go on. But one thing you can easily check for is vacuum leaks. Any air that gets into the engine without going through...
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Car stalls Randomly
You will need to have computer tested to see if it has codes for a sensor issue like a crank or cam sensor. If there is no sensor codes then the most common failures are the fuel pump module and...
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Car Stalling randomly
This engine does not have a fuel pump module so the most common cause is the fuel pump in the fuel tank is going bad. When it heats up it is seizing and stalling the engine. Replace pump and filter....
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2004 Honda Civic starts but won't run.
You should have the computer checked for failure codes first and see if the camshaft or crank sensors are bad. Then have fuel pressure checked to see if pressure is too low.
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my99 3.1 gm idles up and down replaced the iac and egr what gives then dies but driving its ok
You most likely have a intake vacuum leak. You should have the computer scanned first to make sure you do not have a TPS problem or other sensor issue. Pinch off the vacuum line to the brake booster to see...
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I have a Dodge Dakota 4 x 4 2001 truck yet dies instantly after it's Crank. The check engine light was on for a month prior. Help
Since the check engine light is on already you would not know if the computer stored additional codes that will point to the problem you are having unless you have the system tested again. You need to have this done...
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My 2016 Ford focus SE keeps dying at stop lights. It'll sputter a little bit and cutoff and the battery light comes on. It'll star
It seems awfully new to be needing a battery. I certainly wouldn't recommend replacing it without having it tested. I would start by focusing on the stalling. Your car is very new to have any kind of mechanical failure. It...

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