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Engine dies while at a stop.

While car is at a stop, it stalls out. computer telling it to send more fuel? This what I was told from a auto repair shop.

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Run scanner for trouble codes, some auto parts stores will do this for free

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Check the help link mentioned below to troubleshoot the problem: ------

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If your car stalled while you were driving it, look for an obvious reason first. Check to make sure you have fuel in the tank (if your gas gauge is working). Do not sit there and crank the car over, trying to get it to start, as you will quickly wear down the battery if it's not already bad.
Check the probable causes for this kind of problems:-
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