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Car turns off when slowing down or stopping.

When driving at a decent speed there not a problem, but when I slow down, stop, or get ready to turn the car turns off sometimes. When slowing down the car does a jerking motion also. I getting ready to take my car to the shop later this week but if it's a simple problem maybe I can fix it myself. If you have any ideas let me know ASAP. I'm on a tight budget so if you have any ideas please let me know.

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I would check for a vacuum leak. The age of the car coupled with the vacuum controlled items in the car would make this a possibility. Using the brakes would use engine vacuum and that coupled with a vacuum leak would make the car stumble or run rough.

Good luck.

Posted on Nov 14, 2008

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Get the shop to check for plugged jets.

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