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Car problems My car keeps stopping when I'm driving it and I turn it off and on again and its Its an automatic 1999 nissan pathfinder and it will just cut out whilst i'm driving and the warning lights will come on and i have to turn it off or put in neutral to get it going again. It seems to happen mostly when im braking at a stoplight though it does occasionally slip when i'm accelerating. Any suggestions as to what's causing it? I got a tune up (just plugs and a air filter) I took to a mechanic he sd its probably the gas filter. What do u think? Do u think i need wires?

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I had the same issue on a 1999 1/2 Nissan Pathfinder After weeks of testing they found a faulty ignition switch. My exact problem was completely random and it would go for days with no issue and then it would stop runinng every few feet. The more you can narrow down when it happens the more likely you will be to find the issue

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Does it shut off completely? How long does it take before it will restart?
Does this only happen when the engine is hot?
Has this problem gotten worse from a previous problem?
Do you always allow the fuel to get very low like below 1/8th of a tank?
Does it normally run well?
Better hot than cold or better cold than hot?

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