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My engine shuts off while I am driving and then takes about 20 minutes before it will start back up. It also will start up and then shut off before I can get moving. Finally when I am driving sometime it quickly shuts off and then turns it's self back on. What can I do?

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The very 1st thing for you to do is have the OBD 2 electronic engine control system tested for trouble codes, whenever you have a stall like this there is almost always a code that is stored for the problem, which in your case will most likely be a crankshaft position sensor, but do the test.

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I had the same problem changed the crank sensor still shut down if I disconnected the battery it would run till the next time I had changed the upper intake before the problem started it came with the map sensor in it already so I put the old map sensor in the intake and it cured my shut down problem. so try a new map sensor it worked for me good luck

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