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Sometimes while riding down the road the engine light will come on and the car will lose power.and die. I wil stop and turn the engine off and it will run ok again. Sometimes I have to do this twice before it will correct itself. We recently had the compressor for the A/c replaced> Can you tell me what is wrong?

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Your computer is picking up a bad signal from one of your engine sensors, when you turn off the car you are resetting the computer and will run ok, the thing to do is that your car some where like autozone where they can do a code reading for free, then get back with us here at FixYa so we can help you diag. your trouble code.

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