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My 2006 5.7 Hemi Charger will be runing along just fine then all of a sudden just loose all power. This happens at freeway speed or just taking off from a stop. It has happened with the engine warm or cold and on hot or cold days. It might happen once or twice one day them not for week or can be a consistant problem for days in a row. It has just began dying at an idle as soon as it's put in gear. I just replaced the crankshaft and camshaft position sensors and it fired right up and purred like a kitten - sounded better and felt smoother than it has in quite a while. Unfortunatly it still dies within between two and twenty seconds after putting it in gear.

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the only way to tell for sure is to have the engine anylized with a real time scanner, it could be a sensor or actuator that is not throwing a code so a scan for codes will not help, if all seems to be od start looking for vacuum leaks, air bubbles in the fuel, fuel pressure constant, etc

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