Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car shuts off when driving below 40 mph

asked by on

The turn signal switch doesn't come back to its neutral position after you switch it on and then make the turn.

Hi there. This is most commonly a programming issue. The hybrid system programming can become corrupt that causes the computer to turn the engine off at the wrong time. The computer will then turn the engine back on when it is supposed to. If this is occurring, then the computers need to be reprogrammed. It can also occur if you have a failing crank sensor which is common on this engine. A mechanic would typically need to scan the computer for codes to see if anything comes up prior to doing any programming. If you need further assistance, I recommend you have a mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, inspect the stalling issue your vehicle is having and make any repairs needed.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: I had to get my coils and spark plugs change all 6. Mechanic said he had take out engine to get to back plugs. He did this and it

A mechanic would never remove the engine to change the spark plugs on 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe. The largest "part" of the engine that is removed to access and replace the sparks plugs is the plenum, which is simply part...

Q: Where are the power outlets located?

For added convenience, and considering the needs of a customer looking to fully utilize a truck like the vehicle, there are power outlets located inside of the truck. Below the AC/heater controls there are two outlets that are capable of...

Q: Hard to keep wheel straight

Hello, thank you for writing in. The extent of the damage you are going to need to look for will depend on how hard the vehicle hit the curb. With the speed you were going, damage could have been done,...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.