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I was in a line and my car just quit running. I went to start it again and it ran for a few seconds and died. It would turn over and I had all power but it wouldn't start? I sat and let it cool down and then it started, but don't know why it would just quit like that...Any sugesstions?

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The computer will shut it down if going over 220+ on most cars. Your car is overheating or a sensor or coil is going bad and heat will cause it to temporarily fail. Get your cooling system checked out thoroughly 1st.

Posted on Sep 03, 2010

  • lorrisd Sep 07, 2010

    do you mean the crank sensor switch or some other sensor?

  • Cory Fritchle Oct 24, 2010

    It's the crankshaft sensor or crankshaft position sensor. They call it both ways on this car. It's the sensor that's goin bad on my car. Replaced everything else and still shuts down.

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