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Old 02-13-2006, 07:13 AM   #1
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Has anyone here had thier car die in the middle of driving?
Two nights ago my car just died while cruising at 40-45 pushed the clutch in and started back up, no problems after this.
This same problem has happend a few times in the past under the same situation. brought it into the dealer but they could not verify the problem.
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Old 02-13-2006, 10:36 AM   #2
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a tune ought to take care of it. mine does it too every now and then...in fact, it happened just today
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Old 02-15-2006, 01:31 PM   #3
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yeah mine does it all the time. infact i was in an accident yesterday because of it. we are now in the process of "lemoning" the car. cars that just shut off arent cool.

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Old 02-15-2006, 01:59 PM   #4
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mine has done it twice...both times the car wasnt up to normal operating temp. and i pushed it a little too hard and it couldnt catch idle fast enough...no other problems *knocks on wood*
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Old 02-15-2006, 02:03 PM   #5
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ha yeah mine did it mergining on the interstate going full speed.
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mine does it to but only when its kinda cold and i push it same thing as cais95
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It doesnt get cold in florida, anyways i think im going to get a tune sometime soon, hopefully i wont have to deal with it again.
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that's really strange......that shouldn't happen i know the SVT's are kind of cold-blooded, but still

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i remember testing driving a SVT 5 dr in the morning at some guys house and he waited 15 minutes for the thing to warm up. it stalled twice while it was warming up, so i just left. i'm thinking to myself, im always running late so there's no way i can wait for my car to warm. my dirtbike warms up faster
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mine did the same thing only the battery light would come on for a split second, then the check engine light, and then it would stall. It happened 3-4 times before I had the ECU reprogrammed by Ford under warranty. It happened when the car was at normal operating temps, once at a stop light, once doing 25, and once doing about 40. It freaked me out and as I said, Ford reprogrammed or did something to reset something with the ECU and problem was fixed.
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