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I have a 2006 PT Cruiser and it will shutoff while I am

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I have a 2006 PT Cruiser and it will shutoff while I am driving.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 4 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you.

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 4 months ago.

does it start right back up?or,must you wait till it cools?

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 4 months ago.

does the engine light stay on?if so,can you give me the trouble codes?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Some times it starts right back and sometimes it takes a few minute's
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 4 months ago.

does the engine light stay on?if so,can you give me the trouble codes?

Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 4 months ago.

do you have the turbo engine?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No the engine light doesn't stay on and no I don't have the turbo
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 4 months ago.

ok..

does the car run correctly until it just dies?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Po218, po714, po688, p2302, p2305, po594 are the codes gives me when I had a diagnostic test
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
it just shuts off no warning
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 4 months ago.

ok

from the way you explain the problem,it sounds as if you may have a bad crank sensor,,these crank sensors will do this when they go bad,

there isnt a good way to test these when they do this sense the problem is intermediate

thanks

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/dcx9gggag36d4w0/0720-pt-engine%20block%20just%20under%20the%20starter%20motor.doc?dl=0

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if the link doesn’t work that way, try it this way

thanks

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www.dropbox.com/s/dcx9gggag36d4w0/0720-pt-engine%20block%20just%20under%20the%20starter%20motor.doc?dl=0

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