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Author Topic: Engine shutting down while driving  (Read 24000 times)

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Offline mo.eagles

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Re: Engine shutting down while driving
« Reply #45 on: June 12, 2015, 01:51:54 PM »
This is kind of old but I'm hoping to get more info. Nightpath, did the solenoid solve the problem? I had the same problem with the wagon I got in Arkansas . It would just shut off but restart with no problem. Running down the hiway and die . Put it in neutral at 60 and it would restart and go. Then it ran great with no issues for 2 years .Now it's acting up again. Not all the time ,maybe once a week, but it is aggravating.
'85 wagon Limited   tilt wheel , cruise control
power seats ,windows and locks
rear window washer /wiper 
tach and gauge package
 '85 wagon   power windows and locks
rear window washer/wiper
factory tow package

Offline Nightpath

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Re: Engine shutting down while driving
« Reply #46 on: June 16, 2015, 10:40:22 AM »
I fixed mine 100% by doing a drivetrain swap ;)

Mine was the crap solenoid causing issues, and a crap battery. It was getting voltage spikes or none at all, and was killing the car repeatedly after 15 minutes of driving.


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