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Wiring harness causes car to shut off

The big bunch of wires on the passengers side, by the coolant reservoir, are wiggly, and loose looking, when i hit bumps the car stalls or completely shuts off, so I have to get out and mess with the wires. What can I do to fix this problem?

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With the car running, wiggle the suspect wires IN THE DARK. The bad connection WILL make a spark when the car dies. You may be able to see it. Check the ground cables from the battery and make sure they are not loose were they go on the transmission bolts

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Will it stall if you keep your foot on the gas like the Idle speed is set low? Possible Idle speed motor? I'll have to look up the location of the low coolant sensor.

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I think thats a great idea to rewire the harnes and use the existing plastic connectors, and replace the pig tails, it would save you allot of money in the long run, cause a new wiring harness can run more then $350,00.... So I say great idea, plus the satisfaction of fixing something ones self is quit rewarding! Have fun and God Bless You this New Year! We need to become more independant with our veicals! Truly Jasen

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