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What are the conditions when it stalls ?
And does it start back up ?

Posted on Jan 12, 2013

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  • Mark Yacono II Jan 12, 2013

    It stalls randomly, doesn't matter if engine is hot or cold. It also doesn't matter if you're in the middle of shifting or just cruising along. It always starts back up.

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    Stephen Jan 12, 2013

    Sounds electrical and its going to be tough to find. Could be a relay, distributor coil or module, or a list of other things. You may have to wait until it won't start to find it.

  • Mark Yacono II Jan 12, 2013

    Yeah, I figured it was either that or fuel.

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