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94 camry just shuts down for no reason and all power is gone. Wait a few minutes and it strats. Could a bad battery be an issue once the car is running?

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Could be crankshaft sensor.

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SOURCE: change spark plugs and wires

if when u drive the car it runs fine idle it up that should help.

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SOURCE: Car shuts off at red lights

sounds like a lose ground wire

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SOURCE: My car while running down the road will shut down

Sounds like an EGR valve sticking. Start the engine cold and let it warm up. As soon as it starts to hesitate/stumble, pull the vacuum hose off the EGR and if the engine maintains a steady idle, replace the EGR valve. The EGR is sticking intermittently but it won't be long before it sticks all the time and you won't be able to keep the car running when it gets warm. This is an easy diagnosis, removal and replacement for the do it yourself car owners. Please rate me on my answer.

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SOURCE: 2000 with a 3.3 grand caravan had bad battery

You need to reset the security system or the car is out of gas. Sounds like it cranking just fine and the car just ran out of gas. The other possible pfoblem if this was a daily driver just before this happened then the Security system may need reset. With the battery disconnected and the drivers door closed but the window openwith the key on connect the battery. turn the key off and lock and unlock the drivers door then get in like normal close the door and start the car,

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SOURCE: my car starts every once in awhile. when it starts

Fuel pump. try key on 2 or 3 times and see if it starts right up. this builds up pressure to the injectors. You can also do a fuel pressure check to see. Also check the codes, even if the light is not on.

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