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I was driving down the highway and had to slow down for a vehicle in front of me. When I went to step on the gas to speed up again, there was no power at all and the car came to a stop. It will not run at all now.

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  • karshere42 Aug 22, 2008

    the same thing happened to me it quit on the highway and i pulled over today and no fuel it wants to start but it just wont can anyone help me out ? thanks Karen

  • Anonymous Sep 24, 2008

    when driving or going in reverse, car stalls, barely moves........what's the problem/solution? can anyone help?!

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I had a similar problem once with my '04 Stratus. I was pulling out of my subdivision and stopped at the intersection and all of a sudden the car just stopped...completely shut down. I knew it wasn't out of gas because I filled up the night before. It wasn't the battery because all the electrical equipment worked. Come to find out, my timing belt had snapped. So, if it won't even start, that may be your problem because the timing belt is what makes the engine turn over. If the timing belt is snapped, there's nothing to turn the crankshaft to move the pistons, etc., etc. You should get a mechanic to look at it to find out for sure, but that's what it sounds like to me. Hope that helps.

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