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Car drives for a few miles then dies, restarts after sitting for about 20 min rinse & repeat, this started when it died at an idol with clutch engaged at a drive thru last night it was the first time this happened no issues before this

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  • dolphinwolf6 Apr 24, 2010

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SOURCE: Car won't start after turning off unless I let it sit an ~hour

I have had the same problem before.It was my cull packs getting hot.I changed them and then it ran fine.

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a 94 Geo Prizm LSI 1.8L. I have a real odd

Try exchanging the MAP sensor from the other "good running" car. What I think you are experiencing is a flat MAP which fails to read more than the minimum. A MAP sensor out on these cars will make it run absolutely terrible and die as you have indicated.

By unplugging the TPS sensor you are effectively putting the car in "limp" mode. In this mode it ignores a potentially bad TPS, O2, and MAP sensors and or circuits.

Posted on Jan 19, 2010

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SOURCE: We were driving along fine, came to a stop. The

I would start with the fuel pump fuse. If that is good, then have someone sit behind your car and you turn the key to the accessory position. When you do that your friend should here a humming sound comming from the gas tank. That means that the pump is working and pressurizing the fuel lines to your injectors to start the car. If the pump is working check your fuel filter, it seems like that maybe your problem. Over time dirt and debris get mixed with your fuel from the gas tank and get trapped in the fuel filter and slowly stops flow for the fuel to get through the filter. Hope this helps.

Posted on Aug 06, 2010

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SOURCE: Engine died while driving. The car will not

anyone check to timing belt (look down in the hole where you add oil and see if the cam spins while trying to start the engine) if it doesnt turn, the timing belt is broken, meanwhile no spark.

Posted on Sep 13, 2010

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