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Q: Truck dies while stopped

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The truck cuts off when stopping.

A: A few things could cause this type of probl...

A few things could cause this type of problem, such as a failing fuel pump that doesn't supply enough fuel pressure while the vehicle is idle. The injectors could be clogged, not allowing enough flow to the combustion chambers to provide a quality burn needed for the motor to run efficiently. Also, look for vacuum leaks in the intake system. A proper stalling inspection should be carried out to diagnose the root of your problem.

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