Re: [DML] 2653 Stalled out on the highway this morning............
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Re: [DML] 2653 Stalled out on the highway this morning............

I had pretty much the identical experience happen to me a few years ago on
the NJ Turnpike.

I was able to pull off to the side, and a while later, the car started up
and ran fine.

It turned out to be a bad/corroded connector on the ballast resistors which
was flaking out.


> As I am driving down the highway (doing the precise speed limit of course
> ;)
> ) I felt a sudden jolt...  sort of like I ran something over.  Then a
> smaller jolt.  Then the car started to lose power.  By the time I got into
> the right lane and then the breakdown lane the car had shut off.
> I tried starting it back up immediately and then after two minutes....  no
> dice.
> After ten minutes I tried again and she fired right up.  Was a wee bit
> rough
> at first but then once she got going there were no further problems.

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