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Category: Mitsubishi
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Experience:  Independent Shop Experience, 2 Year Automotive Diploma, & Access to Information Database
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Car suddenly loses power and shuts down while driving on

Customer Question

car suddenly loses power and shuts down while driving on highway
JA: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?
Customer: The car will turn over briefly allow to engage in a gear and then after a few miles will lose complete power and shut off
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage
JA: Are you fixing your Mirage yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Have not tried anything....wondering if there is a solution to try prior to calling a tow
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Mitsubishi
Expert:  Dan replied 7 months ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I'm here to help get your problem solved.

Expert:  Dan replied 7 months ago.

Does it restart right away or have to cool down first? Thanks.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
has to cool down first
Expert:  Dan replied 7 months ago.

This is a common symptom of a failing fuel pump A quick test is to see if it runs when spraying starting fluid into throttle body during problem if so this proves problem is fuel related. Fuel pump replacement would be around $400 to have done at a shop depending on where you go. Let me know if you have more questions, thanks.