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I have a peugeot 307 its a 2002, i recently had the head gasket, timing belt and fan.belt done on it.. last week then the car was really chucky n lacking power sometimes..now it wont stay started..it goes to start but then just cuts off.. what u think could be the problem??

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Could be many things. CHECK the air sensor connection and distributor lock screw first, high tension cable, just basic checks.

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It depends if the Serpentine Belt is worn or not, i.e. cracked, glazed, dryed out. If it is good and the belt is still squealing than it may be a bad Belt Tensioner, which is not keeping the belt properly tensioned. (Loose Belt) Replacing the Belt will not solve the problem of the car running hot. You will need to fix the Electric Fan that is not working, because if you keep on running the car hot all the time you may blow the Head gasket to your engine which will cost you about $800-1100 dollars to repair.

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have scanned if light is on. it may be a bad or failing crank sensor. for the sensor controls timimg, it will stop engine while driving. have a good day!!

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