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Why does my ford focus stop running when I hit the brakes

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This could be one of two things. The test that you need to do to see what it is: Before you stop, shift to neutral and see if it stalls. If it does not stall then it is a transmission problem. The transmission is not letting go of the engine. This is most likely from a torque converter problem or a sift valve. If it does stall then it could be something related to a vacuum leak in the brake booster or a short in the cruise control.

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Testimonial: "I cannot the car in any gear- I start the car, and as soon as I step on the break to put it in drive or reverse, the car shuts off. Also the power windows will not work! I'm thinking a fuse but I font have the manual to even find the fuse box!"


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