Why does my car engine cuts off when i brake?

Asked by Oct 02, 2007 at 04:59 AM about the 1990 Audi 90

Question type: Maintenance & repair

I have a 1990 AUDI 90, My car engine cuts off when i brake to stop, but it dosent happen when i am driving it around high streets. It happens when i drive it over 40mph the engine sign appears on the dashboard and when i brake to slow down and on junctions the engine cuts off.

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You will need to have this diagnosed by a dealership, it sounds like one of the engine sensors is cutting out, or perhaps your fuel pump is going bad. There are too many possibilities to accurately diagnose online.

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could ypu give the possibilities?

check this page out to self diagnose. http://www.cargurus.com/Cars/viewArticle.action?site=118536

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