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Q: Car dies

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My car won't stay running.

A: The most common problems causing the engine...

The most common problems causing the engine to stall are either the crank or cam sensor. The engine will need to checked to see if it has any failure codes and if the codes relate to the crank or cam sensors. As long as your car is not overheating, then these sensors are the most likely cause. I recommend having a certified mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, come and check why your car is stalling.

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