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Lost power... As I was driving my RPM's dipped quickly and then recovered. Did this a couple times. Sometimes worse than others and then it just plunged to zero and left me stranded on the highway. It would not restart at that time but once I got it towed home it started right up and then again later. It sounds like it wants to turn over but just won't catch. Any ideas? Someone thought fuel pump. Also heard theory on distributor cap, timing belt & alternator... HELP!

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  • rho2where Jun 27, 2009

    I forgot to mention a few things. The AC was on when it happened and the car was not over heating. No gauges were out of the norm. The temp outside was around mid to high 90's. The fuel was low but not out. 


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YOu have no distributor cap on that car...sounds like fuel filter or fuel pump

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