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Car shuts off while driving and appling brakes. some say it is the maf sendor how ever this model does not have one, what it does have is a map sensor so i bought one at autozone for 52.00 and put it in there. going less then 2 miles car stalled out again and did not restart had to have it towed back home. before i changed it i could restart the car so now what could it be. i have spent over 500.00 trying to fix this from a mechic. plus 52.00 more this is a chevy lumina euro 3.1 L. this car is at 137,000 miles and is still dtroung when running.. so please help

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  • Anonymous May 21, 2009

    my car does the same thing and i believe it is the security chip in your key and the ignition. my car will die sometimes when i stop or it will be running fine then start jerking.

  • ame3220 May 11, 2010

    i use to have kind of the same problems, can you give me any other symptoms??

  • Jerry Koski
    Jerry Koski May 11, 2010

    Does this model have a EGR valve ? if so this will cause you to stall at stop signs and hard starting if it gets stuck open .. also check all vacuum lines under the hood .. just a thought for you to check thanks Jerry

  • Micheal Schonborg
    Micheal Schonborg Jul 05, 2017

    well the key does not have a chip. but I did find it was the computer chip itself so I got one from a junk yard and work great afterwards. At the same time I bought five more of them for back ups my car is now 24 years old and still running good. Egr was changed and was no help



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Wow have you tried to put the car in neutral when stoping, If it does not stall you should check your t.c.c. solinoid. (assuming that you have an automatic trans.)

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