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Car shuts down, will turn over and battery is good; fuel pump seemed to not be engaging; so we changed the fuel pump/filter; ran one day then when it gets hot the engine shuts off and won't turn over until it cools off? What to fix now? Signed Frustrated!

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  • dlhorton Jul 31, 2010

    Plugs and wires are changed could it be an electrical problem? Will it be necessary to go to a garage and have it tested for the problem or is there something else that could cause this? Relay, dirty fuel injectors if so how to clean them? Heater coil? Grasping at help; car keeps me poor with repairs.

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Do not change any part unless you have found the part suspicious. So when the car fails to repsond you must begin your test. If not put the car idling till the fault comes up, The start checking for the fuel or the firing. It will easier to find that either one of these can be the main culprit. So check this when you experience this fault. Check your plugs, if not go back to the distribution and the electrics in this section. Recheck if the fuel dries out when the engine heats up. Check for water/dirt in your fuel system. I am sure you will get the fault in here. Good day

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    Donald DCruz Jul 31, 2010

    I am so sorry that your car is a worry. But do not change the parts without a confirmation because if the part was fine we still end up in a loss. So get a friend to help out to clean up the injectors, perhaps your fuel pump/ injectors once again. I presume it will be good to get someone to help you out to confirm on these. Good day

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