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Cut Off Car shut down while waiting for light to change. I restarted vehicle and it cut off each time I put in in gear. I finally got car moving but it responded in a jerking motion. I had to restart it each time I stopped. It still cuts off each time I put it in gear. Help.

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Change out the fuel filter... that should sove it... if not... it's the fuel pump

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