My car keeps cutting off in the middle of me driving with no check engine lights or warning codes though there is a code for my torque converter
Great vehicle has 120,000 miles. Engine has started cutting off when driving, without warning. Replaced air filter. Mechanic didn't see anything wrong. Any advice?
This happened to me with my Ford Focus. Diagnostic with onboard computer said key problem, as in the chip in the key had sent incorrect alarm signal and that was why engine had cut.
Solution? New key from car dealership. Problem solved.
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The warning lights on the dash will come on when the engine dies. If it dies and starts up like you turned the key it could be a relay or other electrical problem. May be tough to find if you can't test components while it is not starting. I assume the check engine light is not on when the engine is running.
Thanks for the info... that fixed the problem with the VSA light going on. The error code had nothing to do with the VSA system. Error code said I was low on oil. The dealer I brought it to said the VSA system will not work when you are low on oil. When the VSA warning light comes on, you loose 80% of your engine power because of it. They changed the oil and I have not had the VSA warning light go on since.
If your check engine light is coming on, then there should be a trouble code stored in your computer to tell you what area to look in for problem. Run into an autozone, or Pep Boys & get a free scan and see what they say comes up for codes & then if not obvious what the problem is, get back to us & we'll help you out.
hello , the problem that you asking for ,could happen for alot of reasons , i will try to tell you some things to check on them , 1- the injectors , 2-sparks , and be sure that the car run on all the cylinders probly , if you check on that things and they are ok , try to contact us again , thank you for using fixya.