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My ABS light went on shortly after I skid. Then my car shut off.

I was driving when I skid on ice and snow. I slammed my breaks on to avoid from wrecking. Shortly after my ABS light went on and then the car just shut off in the middle of the interstate. Does anyone know what could of happened to my car.

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  • virgo_143 Jan 16, 2009

    Thank you for your reply. I was told that that might be it; but what it turned out to be was that the snow piled up under my car and into my engine that it caused the timing belt to come off track. It allowed my car to drive a short distance but then just stopped. I happened to have had God with me for no one hit my car although I stopped in the middle of the interstate and had no hazard lights to indicate that my car had stalled. God bless.


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There is a safety switch that shuts off the fuel pump off during a wreck. The switch used to be in the trunk on the left tire tunnel. But if it isn't there look in your owners manual it should tell you where the fuel pump safety switch is.
God Bless Greg

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    Praise The Lord . If you ever need any help i will be here.


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