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The engine shuts down while driving

The engine seems to shut down in the same places whenever I am driving around town. Is it possible that my sentry key system is picking up electronic signals. If I shake the vehicle vigorously it will start again

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Could be its a posibility that this could cause some interference ,but i would be inclined to pull the fuel tank sender unit that also holds the pump and check the electrical connections and the pipes to teh pump also the gauze filter on the bottom of the pump if clagged up then drain the tank and try to wipe it out through the sender unit hole to get the dirt and stuff out ,it is possible to this quite easly

Posted on May 31, 2010

  • roger775 May 31, 2010

    But why would it only shut down in the same locations and not do it in a variety of places?

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    Colin Stickland Jun 01, 2010

    right see the problem now only selected areas ?? well try shrouding the ECU with kitchen tin foil and if that doesnt work then some lead sheeting maybe ,perhaps your vehicle just doesnt like the area ?? aliens are coming ?? no i think if you are right about the interference then shielding the ECU is the only answer

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