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Old 01-09-2011, 01:06 PM
AwesomeRanger05 AwesomeRanger05 is offline
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Default Driving and engine randomly dies

So I was driving and the engine randomly died and I coasted to a stop. When I tried restarting it, it starts for a second, and shakes alot, but then dies out. I waited about 15 minutes, and it started and worked fine. This happened one other time about a month ago.
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Old 01-09-2011, 01:27 PM
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Default Re: Driving and engine randomly dies

its getting to much or to little fuel. its probably your feul pump. if its not that check your spark plugs
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Old 01-09-2011, 01:28 PM
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Default Re: Driving and engine randomly dies

sounds like the IAC... does it only do that at a certain time or just randomly and does it do it too at idle?
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Old 01-09-2011, 01:40 PM
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Default Re: Driving and engine randomly dies

I replaced the fuel pump about a year ago. I'll try the new spark plugs, cus that should be an easy fix.
It seems to do it just randomly. Its never happened at idle.
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Old 01-09-2011, 01:50 PM
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Default Re: Driving and engine randomly dies

Could be the coil...
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Old 01-09-2011, 03:46 PM
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Default Re: Driving and engine randomly dies

Not sure, but could be ignition module. I know a bad ignition module can cause problems when it gets warmed up and will act normal after it has some time to cool off. I know some advance auto parts have a machine to check them.
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Old 01-17-2011, 10:09 PM
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Default Re: Driving and engine randomly dies

Thanks for your help everyone. I ended taking to the mechanic. It was the fuel pump that needed to be replaced. This time I paid extra for the OEM part. I also had the fuel filter replaced, which was pretty dirty. Maybe a dirty filter caused the pump to work harder? I dont know, but it works now. Thanks
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Old 01-17-2011, 10:16 PM
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Glad to see you got it up and running!
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