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Car shuts down

1998 VW Beetle 57,000 miles.
While driving on road or freeway, hot or cold, stopped or moving my car starts to decelerate than it shuts down. No lights come on. I turn the key to on and it starts to crank. I keep cranking every 1 to 2 minutes for approximately ten minutes then it starts running as if nothing has happened. This problem is so intermitent that the tests given by the shop does not show any problem. The shop cannot locate the problem. This problem my happen 2 to 3 times during the week.

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    Stephanie Lafim?e May 17, 2012

    my car does the same thing but I had the batteries check and replaced and it still does the same thing. Shuts off when i am at a stop light, parked, driving, turning or merging on to the Highway! And my clock would start over. (restart everything) Also if the car was lock and the engine and power shuts off when I open the hood the Alarm would go off scaring the snot out of me. Could there be another reason?

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If you have a maintance free battery check the eye in it if green its okay.if dark or black .battery no good that cause car to quit.if battery good you got a ignition component problem.

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