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Vitara 1.6 cuts out

When in heavy traffic the engine cuts out and wont restart for about 15 minutes its had new ht lead and plugs its been to an auto electritian for a week and its still cutting out the engine is not overheating either
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thanks lloyd.

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Are you quite sure it is not overheating? Your mention of heavy traffic, ie. stop and go, would tell me that your radiator fans are not working. I had a car with bum electric radiator fans. It worked fine if it was moving a lot. But in slow traffic, it would get warm enough to have a vapor lock or something without setting the engine-hot light.

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