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1990 Pontiac Grand Am Question: Shuts off

 

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Btay11121, 2.5L 4 Cylinder, Middleburg, FL, December 18, 2009, 11:46
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My car completely shuts off if I brake suddenly or make a sharp turn, it started acting up after I got an alignment, but no shop can figure it out and of course it only does it when I drive it. Sometimes when it shuts off it'll take 20 minutes to crank back up.

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    dandd December 18, 2009, 12:45
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    Most likely it is a defective (1) Ignition Module or (2) Crank sensor. I used to work at a GM Dealership and this is somewhat common. have a good Diagnostic Shop check it out, NOT a tire place.

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    nick5395 July 18, 2013, 08:12
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    Mines a 93 and had this issue when I first bought it, a fuel treatment when I fill up always fixes it for me.

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