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1999 Dodge Intrepid engine jerks, cuts off when slows down/stops

My 1999 Dodge Intrepid starting jerking one day when I was driving it, the check engine light came on, so I stopped at a red light on an intersection, it totally shut off on me.

After that it got worst. Now when I slow down past 20 MPH it shuts off (which was dangerous, my brakes locked up going down a steep hill in a city)

Now it only runs for like 5 minutes. I tried cleaning the fuel line, I used a daignostics scanner for the check engine light and it said it was a coil for the "F" cylinder, but I don't think thats it

I am taking it in tomorrow but figured I'd ask on here

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  • amattison28 Feb 09, 2009

    my 1999 dodge intrepid, will turn on but when i push on the gas pedal, it shuts off completley

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Make sure you are using an original key. I made a copy of my key, and the copy will not work. It will start, but then shut off. Appearantly there is a chip or something in the original.

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