I originally thought it was losing electrical power but that isn't the case. It will also occasionally miss while driving, but not die.
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2006 Kia Optima Question: Engine dies while driving. Sometimes I can pump the gas to restart.
Answer #1tdtoolbox April 21, 2013, 12:39Journeyman
if no engine light on test fuel pressure
Answer #2casper11 July 26, 2014, 17:22Rookie
cam position sensor connector, check you codes. the connector is front top right, it gets hot from the exhaust manifold, and is brittle. replace the connector with one from a junk yard. pig tail it in.