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I have a 96 ponitac sunfire 2.4 engine i can drive

I can drive to another city about 500 miles and the car wont cut off but when i get into town and stop at red light or hit traffic bumper to bumper the car will stutter and cut off but before the car cuts off i hear a humming sound coming from the fuel tank and then it cuts off. i wait about 10 mins and the car will start up and go for a brief moment but do the same thing. but let me hit the highway again it wont cut off, until i stop again. can anyone tell me whats going on. someone told me it could be my fuel pump going out. this has been going on for 6 months and the fuel pump hasnt went out so what is it. please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

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  • carhob May 11, 2010

    is your check engine light on,does the motor start heating up in traffic and comes back down at normal driving speed?

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Pcv valve which is only 5 dollars at auto parts store, and oxygen sensor which is 20 dollars. I had the same problem and then i instaled them and it ran like new, for under 50$$

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Does it act like a stick that you forgot to push the clutch in? I.E. when you come to a stop it bucks and dies?

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Mine would chug and not get gas when i pushed on the gas. it was a small vacum hose that was cracked and open. some one put a new one on there for me and it sloved the problem. check all you little hoses off the engine. hope this helps.

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