2007 Peugeot 407 2.0 hdi Power loss and died while driving

Problem added: Aug 2, 2019 (1 year ago)
Friend had my car and it lost power and cut out on motorway he got AAout and they said it was starter motor .
Does this sound right as the car was already running and never had a problem with starter

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Car: Peugeot 407
Variant: 2.0 hdi
Model Year: 2007
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss

Recalls: Peugeot 407 Recalls
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Aug 2, 2019 (1 year ago)
Never known a starter motor to cause loss of power and car to cut out . Grabbing at straws and struggling for an answer to that , could only suggest a wiring fault or a dead short in starter affecting electrics . But with todays cars , anything possible .Might add my garage was AA appointed and I could tell you some tales of AA wrongly diagnosing cars recovered and brought to us in years gone by .
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