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My 2000 Eldorado ETC, 88K suddenly has stopped running. Oil and fuel are OK. It has started for a short period of time, and suddenly quits. Headlights work, radio does not...battery is OK... ....grateful for any suggestions. Thank you

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  • mdonald Sep 07, 2008

    I have a 2001 ESC Eldorado that at random times will just shut off. It will restart just fine but will time to time the engine just goes off . You can be driving or in park ,just shuts down. Sort of dangerous if it would do it at the wrong time. I get no warning or lights of what the problem can be. Can anyone tell me what going on... thanks



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Take it to a mechanic. This has happened to me on two separate occasions due to different malfunctionings. My first encounterance with this problem ( shutting down while driving), turned out to be a malfunctioning crank sensor in the engine. The problem was"fixed" after I took it to a mechanic and replaced that. Btw, it took them a long time to figure out that was the problem. A Few years later to about 2 months ago, my car had the same problem again. Only this time, the problem was with the fuel injection system. So I ended up having to replace the whole fuel pump assembly at the dealership, which was quite costly.

So, take it to a mechanic to pinpoint the problem. It can be a several number os things.

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