My car sputters then shuts off what can cause that?

Asked by Apr 02, 2015 at 07:38 PM about the 2005 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It only does it when I'm have a quarter tank
of gas or less

2 Answers


Gas is used to cool the fuel pump, when your tank is low on gas the pump is overheating. Replace the fuel pump and while you're at it the filter screen.

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Ditto. Second opinion, Ken is on top of this one

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