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Engine turns off while driving, and will restart after sitting for ten min

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  • m0t0in Jul 06, 2010

    yes thank you

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You probably have an electrical problem. It is recommended to connect to an OBD-II scanner to the computer and recording data while you drive so that you can see what happens during one of these events. Set it up to record some critical parameters to the fuel and ignition, like misfire counts, and maybe short term fuel trim. If the scanner records that communications is lost when the car stalls, then you lost power to the computer.
However there are various reasons as why car engine stops while driving…
Please check the bellow links to get an idea to your query…

http://www.2carpros.com/first_things/engine_stalls.htm

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_would_a_car_stop_running_while_driving

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