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Old 27 Jan 2015, 07:40 pm
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My 2007 with only 43,000 miles has now had this problem twice.

The Car completely looses all power while driving... can not accelerate at all. All lights complete shut off... and I am not able to use hazards. It seems that the motor continues to run just fine. As soon as I completely stop the car all power is restored and it drives just fine. This is an extremely dangerous situation and any help would be appreciated.

I have ran diagnoses, repeated diagnosis.. and get NO codes.
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Old 27 Jan 2015, 09:08 pm
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Do the gauges go crazy & all the dash lights come on..??
If so, have the ignition switch checked.
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Old 27 Jan 2015, 11:09 pm
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I would suggest looking at the TIPM - Totally Integrated Power Module. Check the wiring going to it to see if any of the wiring is loose or not making good contact.
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Old 28 Jan 2015, 09:44 pm
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no light are on. it is a complete power loss.
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Old 28 Jan 2015, 10:05 pm
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no light are on. it is a complete power loss.
Doesn't sound like a complete power loss if engine continues to run, as you say...
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Old 28 Jan 2015, 10:25 pm
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No lights , no radio, no air or heat, no flashers, no brake lights or head lights. but motor never shuts off. cant gas it. pull over put it in park and in a couple of sec it all comes back and runs fine. lights do flicker on dash. but gages are fine.
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No lights , no radio, no air or heat, no flashers, no brake lights or head lights. but motor never shuts off. cant gas it. pull over put it in park and in a couple of sec it all comes back and runs fine. lights do flicker on dash. but gages are fine.

So this isn't your problem..??

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Old 28 Jan 2015, 11:13 pm
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Are the battery connections clean and tight?
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My 2007 with only 43,000 miles has now had this problem twice.

The Car completely looses all power while driving... can not accelerate at all. All lights complete shut off... and I am not able to use hazards. It seems that the motor continues to run just fine. As soon as I completely stop the car all power is restored and it drives just fine. This is an extremely dangerous situation and any help would be appreciated.

I have ran diagnoses, repeated diagnosis.. and get NO codes.
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Old 29 Jan 2015, 12:13 am
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I would also suggest you take the PT Cruiser somewhere where they can do a battery load test. Don't take the battery there, take the PT Cruiser there so they can check to see if its charging okay and if the battery is okay. This should be the first step. Then check the TIPM.
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Old 29 Jan 2015, 01:46 am
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My 2007 with only 43,000 miles has now had this problem twice.

The Car completely looses all power while driving... can not accelerate at all. All lights complete shut off... and I am not able to use hazards. It seems that the motor continues to run just fine. As soon as I completely stop the car all power is restored and it drives just fine. This is an extremely dangerous situation and any help would be appreciated.

I have ran diagnoses, repeated diagnosis.. and get NO codes.
My wife and I have a neon that did something similar. It would cut completely though. Turned out to be battery connections. I would clean and tighten them first.
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