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I'm driving along and the engine shuts off. 177,000 --

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I'm driving along and the engine shuts off.
JA: How many miles are on the car? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission?
Customer: 177,000 -- automatic
JA: What is the model/year of your Chrysler?
Customer: 2003 -- minivan
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: computer replaced
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 2 months ago.

Hi, I'm Ron and I will be helping you today.
Stand by for a moment while I prepare your answer.

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 2 months ago.

The problem can be a loss of spark or fuel. You can check for spark at the plugs with a spark tester.
You can check fuel pressure with a gauge and both of these tools should be available to you at your
local parts store for rent or purchase.
You need to check for any stored codes in the computer with a code reader or a scan tool.
The code reader only gives the codes and definitions, where the scan tool gives you all
the needed data to diagnose the codes.

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 2 months ago.

Hi, I'm just following up with you to see if you have any more questions.
Thanks, Ron

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