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Help motor goes off for 30 minutes and on again after

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i own a 2001 smart 4two cdi/diesel.

My car stoped after few minutes driving at a red sign and only started after 30 minutes. And i've been on that cicle for a month allready.
During that time the electrical part its working and when i turn the key everything's fine but the motor doesn't give any sign.

Now their saying that i have to change all the transmission. It's expensive and i have my doubts cause i dont have any problems in trasmission and it doesn't seem to be the problem.

Please help,
i'm desperate and the transmision money it's almost the comercial price of the car

Paulo Inacio
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It sounds like a fuel filter is clogged, it would be the first thing I would check as far as the stalling is concerned.I had this happen to me on a truck I had a long time ago, the fuel filter was full of rust, when I drove faster the fuel flow would clog it up, when the pressure stopped the rust fell away from the filter media.
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