My car keeps shutting off while I'm driving

Tiny
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  • 1990 NISSAN SENTRA
  • 208,000 MILES

My car keeps shutting off while I'm driving. It's a 1990 Nissan Sentra sedan. While I'm driving it sounds perfectly fine, but after driving app. 40 miles it shuts off. My stereo and everything stays on, and since it's a stick everything still works except the gas pedal. The dash lights also comes on when it happens so I'm thinking it must be electrical? I can just pop the clutch and continue on my way. I'm worried that it's going to eventually leave me stranded. I changed the fuel filter first thing, and it didn't help. I read through my Haynes and couldn't figure out what it could be. I checked the ECM and no malfunctions came up. What could it be?

Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 9:33 PM

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Tiny
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The fuel pump could be failing-check/monitor the fuel pressure if its within specs and also review this walk thru link: http://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-stalls

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Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 11:53 PM

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