How to Stop a Car Cutting out and Losing All Power

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If it's an older model car, this sounds like a fuel starvation problem.


  1. Check your fuel lines for leaks.
  2. Check your air filter: if it's very dirty, replace it.
  3. Buy a kit for the carburettor and once you have replaced everything, check that the float level is correct.
  4. Ensure that the carburettor is properly torqued down and that no air gets in between it and the inlet manifold. Use an approved gasket sealant on the gasket between carburettor and manifold.
  5. Ensure that the ignition timing is correct for your particular altitude. Use a timing light to set it.



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