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Hello, I drive a 2003 Honda Accord. I have noticed that sometimes when I am in slow-moving traffic my car goes off on its own. Please, what could be causing the engine to shut off like this? Thank you

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Brandy Schaffels, Editor at, Inc. Issues with stalling under low power can be related to a failing fuel pump, dirty Mass Air Flow Sensor, oxygen sensor, or Idle Air Control valve and throttle.

I found good information in the following thread at the Honda Accord owners forums:

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