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2002 Dodge Neon Question: my car turned off on the freeway and wont start now

 

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da1099, Fresno, CA, December 31, 2011, 20:16
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"i was on the freeway had my car on cruise control. then heard a light pop and the check engine light came on. tryed pop the clutch and nothing. pulled over and tried to start it. but all it did was turn over but didnt start."

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    autospecialty from Auto Specialty, Inc., January 01, 2012, 05:44
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    Sounds like a possible timing belt failure. I recommend finding a trusted repair shop to accurately diagnose the problem. These cars are known for oil leaks. Low oil leavels while driving can sieze the camshaft in the cylinder head breaking the timing belt. Lots of things can cause a dying problem while driving.

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