Question about Cars & Trucks
Dies while driving on freeway about 70 mph or more for about 3 to 5 seconds. Looses about 20 mph of speed then kicks back in and acts normal. No codes. Rpm's seem to read the same for those seconds. Then kick back to where your foot is when it cames back on. Any ideas?
Check your timing - sounds like It skipped timing. chain or belt could be worn
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Several things can cause a car to die. The fact that you don't have any engine codes eliminates some of them. First thing you should try if you haven't is change the fuel filter. Make sure there are no damp, or damaged electrical components. It could be faulty spark plugs, or wires, or a vacuum leak. Check carefully under the hood for vacuum leaks. With the engine running, wiggle all the vacuum hoses around and check for cracked loose or broken hoses. They will make a hissing sound when you find it. A stethoscope, or a length of fuel line held to your ear can help a lot. Check all intake bolts for tightness too. Good luck.
Posted on Jun 12, 2009
Ok if you have a check engine light on then you need to have a computerised diagnostic on the car..which will give you an error code...
Posted on Aug 06, 2009
Its a loose connection on the speedo cable. its a b*tch to get to. I had the same problem on my truck, it would fluctuate in 5th gear on the highway. i spent the money and had a professional do it.
Posted on Aug 09, 2009
Try the fuel pump Relay. I had the exact same problem and thats all it was. It will eventually stop sending fuel at all. The relay is under the hood on the passenger side front corner. Ther are I think 5 there, the fuel pump relay is all the way to the right looking down into the engine compartment. Hope this Helps
Posted on Nov 27, 2009
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