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99 COUGAR Here is a good one. my cougar died while driving it, won't start and its 5 months later, 3 different machanics (one a dealership saying a new motor at $3500) , nobody can figure it out. What could be wrong with this car?

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Look at the fuel filter. May also be a bad fuel pump.

OR
several CAR products had a torque converter lock up problem. It would shift in and out at a certain speed. Sometimes changing the transmission fluid will fix it.

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it could bealternator problem
It's the same as on any other car. If it's starting to go, you may notice a drop in RPMs below normal, when slowing. When you go to start it, it may not want to at first and may seem like the battery is going dead. Lastly, at night, when you turn your headlights on, if anything dims greatly, or lights lightly pulsate, these are all signs. The best thing to do is to take it up to an Autozone or something like that and get a battery and alternator test.

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