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My car starts but dies
2001 Buick Century

My car starts but dies

(2001 Buick Century)
I just had new brake pads put in. Then car stalled less then hour after.
What seems to make the problem better or worse? When i wait little bit to start the engine
How long have you had this problem? Just today
Tags: buick, century
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on May 22, 2019

I suspect this is purely coincidental - it’s just natural to assume the two are connected in some way but that is doubtful .... However as already stated - IF some other repairs or services were performed at the same time then it is a possibility some-thing is amiss.

Further *hands-on* testing by qualified personnel should reveal what the actual culprit is.
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on May 22, 2019

I suspect this is purely coincidental - it’s just natural to assume the two are connected in some way but that is doubtful .... However as already stated - IF some other repairs or services were performed at the same time then it is a possibility some-thing is amiss.

Further *hands-on* testing by qualified personnel should reveal what the actual culprit is.
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on May 22, 2019
Hello, brake pad installation as an action itself cannot affect engine starting and dying. If something other than that was done, and something under the hood was tampered with in some way -- even on accident -- then sure, stalling could occur. Best to have whoever did the brake work recheck everything to ensure that there are no strange occurrences as a result of their workmanship.
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