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I have a 1995 gmc pickup truck , can't the coolant sensor

The truck runs, drive it for about 5 miles and it cuts off , start it up it lows out blue and black smoke

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You have a fuel problem Is the check engine light on? What it sounds like is that the "choke" is staying on. This is all controlled by the computer of course. There are a few sensors on your TBI that I would look at first the tps and iat. Also check to make sure the heat riser on your breather is operating properly. If your coolant sensor was bad the gauge should not work but thats not always the case, and it should not cause this problem. The good thing is most of these sensors are reasonably priced. I recomend www.autopartsgiant.com for about a 50% savings over a parts house if it is one of your sensors

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