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Randomly shuts off, usually...

Randomly shuts off, usually when moving slow such as pulling out of a small parking lot. No check engine light and it comes back on after about a minute

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?

What light

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Chrysler?

2008 pt cruiser

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your PT Cruiser yourself? What have you tried so far?

I haven't tried anything yet

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Chrysler
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Chrysler Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 6 months ago

This usually means you have a dirty throttle body which will cause airflow restrictions during closed throttle conditions which can cause hard starting, low idle, and stalling. You can get throttle body cleaner from parts store, spray onto rag, then wipe out throttle bore and throttle plate. Let me know how it goes or if you have more questions, thanks.

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