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Why Does My Car Keep Stalling?

Why Does My Car Keep Stalling?

A stalled vehicle is a hassle, especially if you're in traffic or far from home. When your car starts to stall on a regular basis, it's time to take action — the problem is unlikely to resolve itself. Whether your engine shuts down on startup or on the road, these are some of the most common causes.   Empty Gas Tank When your car dies in the middle of a drive, check the gas gauge — an empty fuel tank is one of the most common reasons that vehicles stall. If you start running out of gas on a regular basis, you might have a problem with the gauge or the sender, the device that determines how much fuel is left in the tank.   Failing Alternator The alternator in your vehicle powers the electric systems and charges the battery as you drive. When it starts to fail, it isn't able to replenish power levels in the battery. When the battery loses its charge, the car stalls. In some cases, a bad alternator can prevent elect ... read more