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My car will start and then after a minute or two of running, the car will idle down and cut off but I can start it right up again and still get the same results. Whenever I put it into gear to drive it shakes and hesitates while I am driving and then cuts off whenever I have to stop at a light. It always starts back up but keeps cutting off. when i start my car and i press on the gas the car will cut off.thought it needed a pump but that was not the problem. got any answers.

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First scan the PCM for trouble codes using a hand held engine scanner, Then repair codes by replacing failed sensor as needed.  If no codes are present try replacing the idle air control motor. 
Auto Zone will scan your car for codes for free so you know what your going to have to replace and they do have a how to do it your self instructions to what your going to replace.
Good luck and hope this helps

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