How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask JacobTD Your Own Question
JacobTD, Mechanic
Category: Car
Satisfied Customers: 1070
Experience:  12 Years First hand
Type Your Car Question Here...
JacobTD is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

2000 Alero: drives just dies..restarts.....any ideas

This answer was rated:

2000 Alero drives great but while driving, it just dies like the fuel is being cut off wait 5 minutes the car restarts and drives for a bit and then dies again...any ideas?
Very very simple fix. Fuel filter needs to be changed! Thing that made this 100% is that if you wiat 5 min it restarts. the reason why is because the dirt inside the filter will settle and fuel can then flow again.
Hope this is good news. parts cheap and most places do it cheap. i am 100% sure this will solve your problem.
JacobTD and 4 other Car Specialists are ready to help you
yeah the simple are usally the hardist and cost the most to fix. This is why this site Is awesome. 90% of the time we can help, 80% of the time its as simple as yours was. Somethings DO need a shop simply because we can not do diagnosis on the car. But for problems like this... A shop is not needed to diagnosis the problem.
Hope you fix this problems, and hope you come back. tell your friends!

ps and the good news... now your car should be set for awhile with all you've allready changed.