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Old 12-04-2012, 04:05 PM   #1
Ill tempered Ian
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Shuts off when hitting bumps...

I have searched around only to find similar issues with missing symptoms. I have a 2000 ZX3 and last night while in transit I hit a bump causing the engine to shut off completely. The gauges also reset and instrument lights lit up. It did not reset the time and the radio stayed on. Coasted to a stop turned the key and she started right back up... Continued my commute only to hit another bump and again, shuts off immediately, no hesitation, surges or sputtering. I opened the hood and jiggled around battery wires and checked the grounds, all seem to be in good order. Started it up and she ran fine for a while. Turning into my neighborhood I hit one last bump and again she dies. All other similar issues seem to be upon breaking or decelerating, this happens to me regardless of accelerating or decelerating if I hit a bump. CEL is on with no codes detected. Any suggestions on where to start tomorrow?

Thanks in advance!!

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