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Corolla shuts off during left hand turns and hard stops

The last few times i have made a left turn and gave it gas into the turn the car has died. everything completely shuts off. no radio, lights, flashers, nothing. there is no sputter or any noises, it just completely dies 
After waiting 20-30 mins the car will sometimes start back up but it is hit or miss. i et it sit and run for about 30 mins and it had no problems. i have checked the battery, alternator, spark plugs. it is getting fuel from the pump 
When i try to start the car it will act like it wants to start but it doesnt turn over.

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  • s2_piro07 May 19, 2009

    i will check into that

  • s2_piro07 May 19, 2009

    i checked my power steering fluid after i explained the situation to a friend. i am completely out. could this be causing the problem?

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Wow. These are tough to find unless you are willing to roll the car up on it's right side and then check the power to the system. ..
Look for loose connections going through things that might move or the wires connected to the starter (sometimes the power wire is connected to the battery line at the starter solenoid).
Could also be at the ignition switch.

Posted on May 19, 2009

  • Dan C May 19, 2009

    That shouldn't cause the engine to shut off, no.

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