Mechanics

WHY DOES MY CAR SHUT OFF?

2002 Pontiac Bonneville • 101,000 miles

My car shuts off when I slow down in traffic or turn. There are no lights that stay on, and it starts rigt back up. I have taken it to 2 places and they say they can't do anything until a light stays on.
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Rogersb
January 4, 2012.



Has anyone actually tried to scan it for codes?How does it idle in park?

Saturntech9
Jan 4, 2012.
I took it to 2 mechanics and they said it had to have a light on to figure out what was wrong. It idles fine in park and runs good until I slow down.

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Rogersb
Jan 4, 2012.
Just because the light isnt on doesnt mean there arent codes take it to a auto parts store like auto zone and have them scan the car for codes. Let me know the exact code numbers if you have any write them down.

Saturntech9
Jan 4, 2012.