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Engine shuts off when in drive or reverse at idle> does when while car is driving

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There could be number of thing going on. If your service engine light is on, take a reading and see what could be the problem such as any of the sensors. One of of co-worker had a similar problem with his 2002 sentera. He could drive for 20 minutes or so and then the engine would shut off. His fuel pump had a loose wire. When engine shuts off check to see if you hear the fuel pump. Fuel pump sits right below the rear seat. There are two bolts that holds the seat down. Take the seat off and listen while engine is running.

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