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Answered 2007-05-04 21:15:57

I had a similar problem with my 2000 Chevy Prizm. It would die intermittently, even when moving. The problem was that the onboard computer (ECM?) has a ground wire attached to the engine. When this wire would come loose the onboard computer would shut the engine off. A mechanic refastened the ground wire to the engine and car has been fine ever since. BTW, I suspect that the previous owner of my Prizm was doing some electrical work and did not reattach the above ground wire properly.

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