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P0601 code while driving turns the engine off then I wait 5 minutes and starts and it keeps doing it

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PCM power train control module (computer) failure. Do not buy the part from a auto parts store. Buying a rebuilt one may not be wise either. The car dealer is the best place to buy a new one to make sure that you get a very good replacement part. But I will leave it up to you to where you get a new part. This code number only is for the PCM only.

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