I got into a car accident recently but drove away perfectly fine, but after I started it back up the car shuts of every 45 minutes of driving where then I have to pull over, turn it off, start it back up again and can drive again. (the gas just stops working, but car/radio is still running) Please help, thank you.
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2000 Ford Focus Question: Car shuts down every 45 minutes of driving, have to shut off and restart
Answer #1Greg's Orange Auto (15229 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper October 02, 2013, 09:32Master
poss throttle actuator have it ck by a mech
Answer #2csubak30 October 03, 2013, 04:31Master
You can try resetting the fuel cutoff switch as well. (Inertia switch usually located in the passenger footwell panel).
Answer #3pushrod October 03, 2013, 07:15Master
What section of the car was damaged, front, rear, left, right?? That will help us answer your question.
Replyporschaa, October 03, 2013, 10:21Rookie
The front. Mostly right corner of the the car
Replypushrod, October 03, 2013, 10:50Master
Is the yellow check engine/service engine soon light on? Any indicator's on or anything showing a problem, gauges etc? Any new noise from engine area?
Replyporschaa, October 04, 2013, 01:51Rookie
No none of that. Literally the gas just starts going out slowly. No matter how far I push in the gas it doesn't go or rev up. But as soon as I restart the car it's good again for the next 40 minutes.