Q: Car Stalls when warm.

asked by on February 11, 2018

My car keeps stalling randomly when car gets warm. I’ve replaced the fuel pump, fuel filter and relay. Could it be a faulty fuel pump? Only really happened when it warm. What could this be?

My car has 1268555 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

If you have not replaced the fuel pump module then this will be the most common cause of the vehicle stalling when hot.

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