What would cause a car to die when turning?

Asked by Feb 24, 2016 at 03:39 PM about the 1991 Chrysler New Yorker

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Sometimes the car is dead when trying to start it, after 2 or 3 times it starts
right off.  Sometimes without warning it will die while driving or turning, but
after putting it in park it starts right up  1991 crystal new yorker

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The power steering pump or pulley might be putting resistance to your belts causing the engine to work harder and stall.

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