Q: My 2006 town and country Chrysler tire blew out and my car shit off automatically is that supposed to happen?

asked by on

My tire blew out and my car automatically cut off is that supposed to happen or is something else wrong with my car
My car has an automatic transmission.

A tire blow out, by itself, will not shut off a vehicle’s engine. Perhaps the ignition key got jostled out of position during the incident. If the ignition key was not jostled out of position, due to the blow out, you just want to be sure that remnants of the tire carcass didn’t perhaps hit wiring that supplies the fuel pump or cause other damage that might account for the sudden shut down of the vehicle. To have the possibility of damage ruled out, you can request an inspection of the vehicle. If you have further questions or concerns, do not hesitate to re-contact YourMechanic as we are always here to help you.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. My 2006 town and country Chrysler tire blew out and my car shit off automatically is that supposed to happen?

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: Hi Peter. What is the cost to replace headlight assembly on 2011 Chrysler Town

Hi there. It is probably a good idea to have one of our professional mobile mechanics first come to your location and complete an onsite inspection to determine if this can be repaired or if replacement of the headlight assembly...

Q: I replace the thermostat and was told to drive it for engine light to go out but its still on after 5 days what can i do?

Anytime a vehicle repair is performed to remedy faults that arise from a check engine light (CEL) diagnostic, at the conclusion of the repair, a professional mechanic uses an appropriate scan tool to turn OFF the check engine light. The...

Q: Car won't turn over; clicking, grinding sound

The system would have to be checked to see if the alternator you put in shorted and killed the battery; I have seen new alternators kill a battery from being shorted inside them. It could also be that the battery...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
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.
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.