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Keeps shutting off

Hi everyone - When I drive alot in the heat. My car shuts off. I wait a couple of minutes and my battery will get me another mile. Let it sit overnight and I can drive it (just not alot).
My mechanic has changes fuel pump, alternator (twice) and battery.
Any ideas?
Julienne

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  • prontolabels Jul 18, 2008

    By the way it is a 1999 Eurovan. My mechanic had it for several weeks and drove it and let it sit running for hours and it never shut off.

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It is may be due to the blockage of the fuel ,so check that first

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Thats a tricky one can u please tell me what kind of car it is?

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  • chris07551 Jul 18, 2008

    and is it like heating up or running fin then cutting out?

  • chris07551 Jul 18, 2008

    ok its a 1997 volks wagan now there could be a few things happening here



    1 there could be a fault in the distribuator module that tells the computer to turn of or losses spark to shut the car down.



    2 could be a fuel blockage some were

    3 a fault in the airflow meter

    what u need to do is go to a machanic a get a computer test to see whats actually going on or if u no how to read the fault lights on the computer write the amount of flashes down and repost

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