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Entire car shuts off while rolling/idling, hard to start again

Entire car (motor, electronics, air) shuts off sporadically when rolling or idling. Car worked fine yesterday when it was humid/raining. Today back to old tricks. Engine light comes on, starter turns fine but takes a few seconds to start. Crankshaft position sensor or loose connection? Can someone tell me what/where to look? Thanks in advance.

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  • Ryan Goldie Apr 25, 2013

    Update: went to my car today and it works fine again. I'm stumped. No check engine, starts up fine. I am worried that it will start acting up again though.

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