Q: Idling problems with my car, stays on but not for long.

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My car turned off while driving even though the gas tank is full. Now, it will turn on, but doesn't stay on for long.

A number of issues could cause the symptoms you’re having. The problem could be attributed to everything from a failed alternator to a worn fuel pump. In this case, your best bet is to have the vehicle diagnosed by a trained technician, such as one from YourMechanic. If your vehicle won’t stay running, the team at YourMechanic will come to you so you don’t even have to call a tow truck.

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