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Car shuts off somethimes..

I recently put my 2000 ford focus in the shop... When I would drive the car for a while the car would start jerking and eventually shut off... I would start it back up again and it would go for a while and then eventually shut off again.. Before it would shut off the gas peddle would go down and the car would start to **** ... I put it i the shop and they told me it was the fuel pump... they changed it out and when I took the car out of the shop about 3 days later it started to do the same thing again .... But it does this for a while and it had been driven for about a week until we had the same thing happen to it again.. Note the shop I took it to is a friends shop and I would have trusted him to fix the car but now I don't know what to do .. I don't want to take it back to them Because I've taken it to them about 2 -3 times for the same problem ... Someone please help me figure out whats wrong with my car...

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Hi! i had the same problem! i had to replace my fuel pump and the sending unit. i had a recall on one of them! Im pretty sure it was the fuel pump and i took it to a well known garage in my area and it fixed my problem. maybe u just got a bad fuel pump or something! good luck and hopefully it will get fix. by the way mine also is a 2000 model. check the recalls. call any of the garages and they will look it up and tell you. u just need to known the vin #.

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