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Feb 9, 2008

Carburetor Engine Stalls While Driving

Car Trouble Symptom
While driving your car the car engine stalls, however the stalling occurs while the engine is abnormally hot.

Car Problem Diagnosis
If your car stalls when the engine is hot the only reason for the problem is an occurrence of vapor lock. Vapor lock is the boiling of gas before it gets into the car engine, this boiling happens when the engine is extremely hot. When a gas boils an air bubbles is causing the air/fuel mixture to be too lean, whereby the amount of air is more than the amount of gasoline, in this kind of scenario an engine will stalls.

Possible Cause of Carburetor Engine Stalls While Driving
Vapor lock.

All About Auto Recommendation
Bring your car to a reputable auto repair shop and ask the mechanic to check you engine cooling system to determine why the engine gets extremely hot, also if you encountered vapor lock the only thing that you can do is to wait for the engine to cool down.

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