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What would cause a cars engine to stop while driving?

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What would cause a cars engine to stop while driving?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Tom replied 8 years ago.
Numerous different issues are possibly , what year and model is your Nissan how many miles , does it start right back up , is the check engine light on?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
2002 Nissan Altima, 57563 miles, the first it happened it took about a minute before it started back up, then the second time it took about 4 mins, and 3 attempts before it started, and the check engine light is on
Expert:  Tom replied 8 years ago.
Do you know the code stored for the light?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
No, i am not sure what that is, which light?
Expert:  Tom replied 8 years ago.
Ok so the idle is really high?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
what is the idle? i'm sorry i am not familiar with car terms
Expert:  Tom replied 8 years ago.
Ok the best thing to do is have the car scanned at any autozone they will scan the car for free and then give you the code that is stored for the check engine light this will help pinpoint the problem,so when shifting from part to drive it bangs into gear what does the rpms on the dash gauge read
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