Engine shut down after 15miles then won't start for half hour
2000 s500 when i first start after sitting overnight i can drive 15 miles then engine will shut down i try to start acts like no gas engine wont start after sitting for half hour engine starts and runs maybe2 miles does same thing and will start after sittting half hour and will go about 2 miles.
Re: engine shut down after 15miles then won't start for...
It could be due to faulty fuel pump ! I have the same problem but even worse as when I first start, it will be for about 4 to 5 minutes only and the engine will shut down. It won't start again for about 1 hour or so. According to a mechanic, this pattern will repeat until the fuel pump is changed.....
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stop the car and turn it off and don't forget to remove the key. the open the hood and find the battery. Then remove the negative battery terminal connector completely from the battery. with the battery disconnected turn on you headlamps as you would for night time driving. Wait an half an hour so all the current drains out the the electrical system. after the half hour TURN OFF THE HEADLAMPS BEFORE RECONNECTING THE BATTERY! Next reconnect the negative battery terminal connector back on the negative battery terminal don't forget to tighten it down. Put the key in the ignition turn the computer on to on BUT wait 5 seconds before actually starting the car, then start the car as normal and drive the car at least 25 miles 10 city 15 highway so the car can relearn all it functions again **Note first time start the car my be rough due that it need to relearn if it is acting rough apron start up let it idle for a bit before driving so it can calm down**
Dead cell in the battery would prevent it from charging fully
Bad or worn drive belt would slip, preventing the alternator from fully charging the battery
If the car will run at idle with all accessories turned on, the alternator is good and you should concentrate on the battery and battery cables. If the car won't idle, then the drive belt and/or alternator could be the issue. If the car starts everytime when it's cold and only gives you a problem starting when the engine is hot, the starter could be the issue. A bad starter will often work when it's cold (after sitting a few hours or overnight). When a bad starter gets hot, it takes more and more power to get it to turn over. Overall, I'd have the electrical system checked out. Most chain auto parts stores (Autozone, Advance Auto) will do a complimentary electrical test for you.
if it shuts off while driving and will not start back up for at least 10 minutes, then it may be the crank sensor doing this. is check engine light on! if so get it scanned to find problem code. if no scanner, auto-zone will scan for free. if light is on. CPS symtoms are: car dies and won't re-start till it cools down, or won't start
at all. good-day ! crank sensor timing will be out of sync. it controls timing and sends info to pcm.
You are losing oil pressure, this means your oil pump is probably out. Don't drive it anymore until you can get that repaired. It's shutting down because it's siezing up. You need the extra power to jump it because the piston rings and wall are sticking together, let it all cool down and the rings contract and loosens up. Allowing the engine to turn.