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98 sts stalls and then wont crank over

After car sets for 2 or 3 minutes car starts and runs fine

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You do know all gm motors are haunted by a problem called fuel lock .it is a pressure lock just behind intake line feeding fuel.gm has claimed to have gotten rid of this problem but i still see it from time to time.try changing fuel pump

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