Q: truck shuts off while driving

asked by on July 19, 2016

truck shts off while driving already change the cam and crank sensors and ipdm module but still shuts off while driving

My car has 132000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Fuel Pump Replacement $129.49 - $1235.95 Get a Quote
Fuel Filter Replacement $82.95 - $292.56 Get a Quote
Car is stalling Inspection $79.99 - $99.99 Get a Quote

The vehicle may have a bad fuel pump causing it to die. When it dies, you should check to see if it has spark and fuel. If this is the case, the fuel pump will cause a no start and the pump should be replaced with a new filter. Have the systems checked to see what codes are stored to help with diagnosis of your stalling issue.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

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


Experienced Mechanic?

Earn up to $65/hr

What others are asking

Fuel pressure low

Hi! I would recommend having a technician double check the fuel pump, filter, fuel lines, fuel related wiring, and fuses. It's always best to double check components pertaining to an initial concern in case something was missed. Also, there is...

What does the parking brake warning mean?

If your parking brake is on, you’ll see the Parking Brake light on the dash. However, you will also see a warning shown in the vehicle information display that tells you the parking brake is set. This warning is meant...

Can an accident cause the alignment to be off and the front left strut to leak even when only the body was damaged visually?

If the speed at time of impact was over 10 MPH and you jumped the curb, the alignment can easily be disturbed not to mention the possibility, indeed likelihood if the speed was high enough, of damage to the unibody...

Check Engine Light stays on with P0101 code. Has been reset several times in the last 1 1/2 years.

The P0101 code may be related to many other things aside from the mass air flow sensor such as: intake air leaks, dirty mass air filter, an open or shorted MAF sensor harness, or a poor connection involved with the...

Ive been having issues with my car constantly need to have a jump in order to drive it. i bought a new battery and its still on

Continued jump starting is not recommended due to both personal risks and the possibility of damaging the car's electrical system. As far as the causes of the no start, if the issue is a discharged battery the alternator might not...

1998 nissan maxima wont stay running

Hello, thank you for writing in. When dealing with this type of issue, start simple. For example, you should have the vehicle scanned for diagnostic codes. Even without a check engine light on, there may be codes present that relate...

my mazda b4000 truck shakes when i go over 40-45 mph

Hi there. Shaking at speeds over 40 mph is often related to tires that may be out of balance, low on air, potentially a badly aligned front end or failing suspension components or ball joints. When suspension components are not...

My car squeals like death when I brake but only shortly after starting it, why is that?

Brake squeal is actually a high frequency vibration. The best way to reduce it is to disassemble whichever brakes - front, rear, or all 4 wheels - that is causing the squeal. A light sanding of the pads/rotors or shoes/drums...

Cut off while driving

Based on the information you provided, it does seem like your clutch switch may be faulty. You may have another cause for the no-start. Read the DTC's (Diagnostic Trouble Codes) to determine if you have another component that needs testing....

Related articles

The Best Used Cars to Buy For Fuel Economy
Saving money on gas is an important factor to consider when buying a car. The Honda Civic, Toyota Prius, and Ford Fusion all have great fuel economy.
How Long Does a Fuel Pump Usually Last?
Fuel pumps are a simple and rugged part of the fuel system. They are usually found inside of the fuel tank and are...
2012 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2012 Nissan Frontier: Which One Should I Buy?
The smaller truck category includes those vehicles for men (and women!) who just want to scoot around town but who are opposed to driving a small car and just prefer a truck. These relatively fuel-efficient vehicles offer little in the...