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1995 dodge ram won't start when warm

I have a 1995 dodge ram 1500 sport with a 3.9L V6. it starts and runs fine when it is cold, but when the temperature gauge reaches approximately 95 the engine loses power and sometimes shuts off. the engine will not start again until engine cools down.

when engine is warm an not tarting there is no fire and when connected to a scane tool there are no rpms recorded.

could it be the crank shaft sensor causing this? i have replaced the coil but problem still persists. any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Yes the crank sensor can cause this problem, they go open when hot.

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Could be cat converter or converter sensor

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