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Volvo s40 2006. Car sometimes goes dead when accelerating. I can just put the car in neutral and it immediately starts back up. Happens about once every week.
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Volvo s40 2006. Car sometimes goes dead when accelerating. I can just put the car in neutral and it immediately starts back up. Happens about once every week.
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1999 Honda Odysessy engine suddenly stops when driving. After pulling over and putting in park, it starts immediately. Then in runs well until it happens again. This is a very sproadic problem. It happened about once a month starting in March but now seems to happen about every week. It has 169,000 miles on it and is driven daily anywhere from 25 to 50 miles. Otherwise the car runs well, idles smoothly and has adequate pickup.
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My car will start and then after a minute or two of running, the car will idle down and cut off but I can start it right up again and still get the same results. Whenever I put it into gear to drive it shakes and hesitates while I am driving and then cuts off whenever I have to stop at a light. It always starts back up but keeps cutting off. my car cuts off after i start it and put it in drive. it just started this this week happened only twice. other than that it runs great to be 7 years old
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Hi, This morning I tried to start my 2001 Lexus es300-nothing, no cranking. A few of the dash lights flashed on briefly. I left the car alone for a couple of hours, went out and tried to figure it out. The lights were brighter and when I put the car into neutral, all of the dash lights came on. I put the car back into park and it started immediately. I let the car run for 45 minutes, turned it off and it instantly restarted. I did this several times. About 3 hours later, I tried to start the car
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2000 Volkswagen Passat will not start, the power windows nor the sunroof will work. A couple of weeks ago this happened and I opened the box under the hood where the computer is. There I found a 40 amp relay that had popped up. I pushed it back down and the car started and everything worked. A few days later, the car wouldn't start again. This time the relay just wouldn't work. I put a new relay in and it worked fine for a few days, then died again. A week later I decided to try the old relay an
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I have a 92 honda accord automatic 4cyl. I had problems in the past where i would stop to get gas or cigs whatever and turn my car off and i would get in my car and it would not start let it sit 10 min then it was fine only happened twice this week i let my friend use it did same thing to him i drove it once and brought it back home and now it wont start i let it sit for a day it started up then i shut it off now it wont start again every great once in a while it will if i get lucky can you help
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1998 Nissan Altima ...sometimes the engine races for no apparent reason. We were pulling into a parking lot...all of a sudden the engine started racing...first we hit the brake, and could barely hold the car back...then we put the car in neutral. The engine kept racing. We stopped the car and turned it off. Later, when we started it up again, we had no such recurrence. This has happened a couple of times in the last couple years. We've had a mechanic look at it, but he could not figure it
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Honda tin can sounding rattling from rear when first starting vehicle and in drive. At a light, if I put it in neutral, it stops, but when I put it back in drive it starts back up. Once the car warms
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Evap canister purge valve, or purge valve solenoid. ... Cars & Trucks
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Parked my 2004 Windstar and came back 2 hours later. The car started normally but when I put it in reverse nothing happened. No matter what gear I put it in, the car just acted like it was in neutral. Any Thoughts. Don
SOUND LIKE TRANSMISSION RANGE SENSOR PROBLEMS.YOUR VECHICLE HAS TO HOOK UP TO DIAGNOSTIC SCANNER TO CHECK THE T-R SENSOR.TO SEE IF ITS OUT OF ADJUSTMENT OR FAULTY. ... 2004 Ford Windstar
I have a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am V6. The first problem I had is when I would put in park and say run into the store it would just die (only happened a couple of times) and I didn't think much of it. I then drove to work, car ran fine and then when I was ready to leave work it wouldn't start or even turn over. I had it towed to a local mechanic and it was the neutral safety switch. After that was replaced the car ran fine for another week when I started to leave work it would turn over but not
HI! It's definitely a PCM (powertrain control module) issue. The PCM has connectivity on all electrical current that runs inside the car including the engine and transmission. If the PCM is faulty everything fails. You will need to have it replaced. ... 2004 Pontiac Grand Am
I bought a 2003 mazda6 3.0 liter v6 with 69000 miles combo auto/man trans. about every 2 weeks or so I'm driving down the road and the trans seems to go into neutral on it's own. the engine revs up with the accelarator but I dont go anywhere. I turn the car off,wait a few minutes turn the car back on and then I'm able to drive off. my mechanic said it was the throttle body so they replaced it. it was good for another couple weeks and now it's happened again. Any ideas?
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I have a Falcon FG ute. Some times after trying to start the car (in park) it wont start. The battery is ok and you can faintly here a quiet starting sequence trying (i think almost like a electric fuel pump engaging). Leave it for a few minuits and come back and it starts. Dealer could find no fault. It happens maybe every 15 times it is started. Also sometimes the drive train engages when put into drive with a woring clunk. Again the dealer can find no fault.
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