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Stalls after 10-15 Minutes of Driving
Hello all ...
Been seeing a problem where my 2004 V8 Touareg (82k miles) dies after about 15 minutes of driving. It happens while idling and while under load. The first time I was stranded, had the Reg towed to the local Vegas VW dealer. They diagnosed it as low fuel pressure and therefore it needed new fuel pumps. So, I took it home and replaced both fuel pumps and the fuel filter with OEM parts (had a Carmax tech who had done the job before assist). Starts fine and idles for 15-20 minutes no problem. When I drive it, it dies after about 10-15 minutes - same as before the fuel pump change. Car will crank, but not start. If it sits for 30-60 minutes, it will start and run for another 10-15 minutes and the cycle repeats. Seems like something is overheating. No check engine light at the moment. What other items should I consider?