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Runs good for 20 minutes then shuts down

Replaced TPS sensor runs good then same thing happens again

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Check the crank sensor and cam sensor. That two sensor or one of it gets outs of specs when engine heats and temperature gets slightly warm. then it don't function as it has to. but when engine cool down it will function. again when engine heats up it don't function. check the faulty and replace the faulty sensor

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Have you checked/tested the fuel pressure? sounds like a bad pump and or plugged fuel filter, check the pressure, if it is low replace the filter, if that still doesn't help you will need a new fuel pump, it is located in the fuel tank.

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i would check your ignition system. you would need a meter for this but look for broke or loose connections. if it was a fuel problem i dont think it would just start up after 20 minutes. or you might try your ignition switch. if its shorting or something then ya well it would cut your engine off real quick

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If you're HHR is a 2006 (maybe 2007), looking up at your dome lamp, there is a three position switch (OFF-ON-ON w/ DOORS), check that the position of this switch isn't ON. On later models, the dome lamp ON-OFF is controlled through the instrument panel dimmer on the center of the dash above the radio.

Posted on Jan 31, 2010

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SOURCE: Car shuts down after 20 minutes of driving

a likely problem is a fuel pump going down...as it gets warm, it heats up the wiring inside and they expand causing a loss of connection inside the pump...As it cools, it comes back together and works again...when it dies out turn the key off and listen closely for the pump to hum when you turn the key on...If it doesn't wait for it to cool and then when you try again listen and if you hear it and it starts, that's your problem...fuel pumps will go bad quickly if you don't keep your tank at least a quarter to half full as the gas is what keeps it cool so it don't get too hot and melt the shellac on the wiring which will eventually short out...

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windshiled wipers will work on the intermittet stage for about 10-15 minutes then automatically goes to regular speed and will not shut off. When stop vehicle and shut engine off and let sit 15-20 minutes wipers will shut off. When needed again same thing will happen This is on a 2003 Chevrolwt express Va

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