Blogs Car Info Our Show Deals Mechanics Files Vehicle Donation

Car is great except randomly shuts down for ~10 mins before I can restart it

My car has recently started to randomly shut down either as I’m driving (slowly only) or when attempting to start the car again when it has only been off for around 5 mins. Mechanic checked “EVERYTHING”, it is not my battery, nor its cable. The thing is when this happens I simply wait about 10 minutes and then my car will restart again and I’m on my way. Help?!

Believe it or not, we don’t know you personally, and don’t have a clue what kind of car you have. Not all cars are the same. Give us something to work with here.

First time here? We need to know some data about your car (the more the better)

98 Honda Accord, v6. It is 190,000 miles, but kept in really good condition, i swear, really!

Does check engine light come on ? I had a subaru which would cut off It was a heat sensor on the engine that was problem