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1999 Saturn SL

Car starts great, drives great for 20 minutes then just shuts down. It will then not start, however, if you leave the vehicle for 30 minutes, it will then start and drive again for another 10 min...so one and so one.

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  • muderduc_1 Sep 19, 2008

    we have a 99 sl2,one day we got gas and it stalled less then a block from the station, had it towed home. Now it runs 15 minutes and just shuts down like someone turns off the key, then if we wait 30-45 minutes it will start again, run another 15 minutes. and so on and so on. We have changed the fuel pump and the fuel filter but it still does the same thing. I'm at the end of my rope, the only code that comes up is p1599 but can not find any anwers. Please help!

  • johnvali Oct 12, 2008

    same problem, will chech fuel pressure

  • johnvali Oct 13, 2008

    Replace crank position sensor CPS). I did car run great today and shift better two.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Have you checked the fuel pressure when it quits, do that, then if pressure is ok check for spark at the plugs.

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    Will start . When you shut it off won't start again. Leave it sit 10 minutes and then it will start

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Cat. converter probably pluged. Mine did same today. Mechanic who tow my car said likely cause. I can hear fuel pump running, recent change fuel filter will check fuel pressure. But I will try emissionwiz fit too.

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  • johnvali Oct 13, 2008

    I was very wrong, My mechanic want an pay day. I trouble shoot with scanner and wire diagram. In short replace Crank Position Sensor (CPS) 14 dollar.

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