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1996 cavilier runs great until it warms up

2.2 liter engine runs great cold when it warms up it stalls and won't restart until it cools off again then you can restsrt it and drive it with full power and performance until it gets hot again. Has new wires and plugs with no help.

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Does the coolant gauge on the dash work properly,is it running cold or hot?Any check engine lights? They are very popular for coolant temperature sensors that go bad.Its hard to say from here ,Ive replaced enough of them on those cars with that problem.Make sure you have the proper amount of anti freeze first

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It may be the ignition module. You will need to check to see if you have spark to the plugs when
it stalls. If not the module may be the problem. You will need to remove the module and take it to
a auto parts store that has a tester that can check it.

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