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I have a 2002 mustang gt conv 5 speed while i am driving it just dies i still have power but the rpms drop. i have tryed to pop the clutch to restart and that dose not work i have to turn the key off and it will start right back up then after a block or two it will die again. it acts up the most when it is realy hot outside if it sits in the sun all day and i try to drive it in the after noon it dose this constantly if i wait for night or drive it in the early morning i can run it for hours befor it starts to have issues. it has had a full tuneup, a new mass air,and a new fule pump all with no luck in fixing the stallingComment posted on Jul 03, 2009 i have no power problums the battery is 3 months old and it has not died so it is still being charged also when it stalls i still have power to the car, when it stalls i can be driving and be over 2000 rpms and then the rpms drop to 0

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  • adam_westcot Jul 04, 2009

    it has been looked at for all of that and its not it. i put the car in the shop they have hade it for a week and cant figure out what is going on so i am trying every resorce i can

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If your car stalls when the engine is hot the only reason for the problem is an occurrence of vapor lock. Vapor lock is the boiling of gas before it gets into the car engine, this boiling happens when the engine is extremely hot. When a gas boils an air bubbles is causing the air/fuel mixture to be too lean, whereby the amount of air is more than the amount of gasoline, in this kind of scenario an engine will stalls. The car sits and starts right back up. You have a cooling problem. thermostat might be stuck shut. I would change thermostat, flush radiator and put in new anti freeze. This should solve your problem.

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You either have a cracked block, blown head gasket, or intake manifold gasket leaking coolant into the engine oil. You have bad problems.

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