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In the last 5 weeks the car engine has cut out 3 times so i have had to disconect the battery then connect it back after 1 minute then it starts back up.

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The problem is the imobilizer that needs to be changed. sometimes, probably because you leave the key in the ignition whit the car stoped, and go out for a few minutes, it arms the imobilizer and then you only will fix it if you turn the batery off.

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