My car would run just fine then simutanously the car would just cut off but would start right back up with no problem. Why would this be happening?

Asked by Feb 23, 2007 at 01:05 PM about the 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 4 Dr LS Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

if i drive the car for to long it would turn off. Sometimes when i sit at a stop light to long it would turn off but, like i said before it would start right back up.

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You might have a problem with your alternator. You should probably get that checked.

735

Mine did that and it was the ignition switch. Seems the weight of the key fob was ever so slightly turning the key off. Once I put in a new ignition switch it was fine. $39.00 at Autozone.

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