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Engine shut down after 15miles then won't start for half hour

2000 s500 when i first start after sitting overnight i can drive 15 miles then engine will shut down i try to start acts like no gas engine wont start after sitting for half hour engine starts and runs maybe2 miles does same thing and will start after sittting half hour and will go about 2 miles.

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Just went thru the same think wit a s 430 it was the crank position sensor . 60 bucks at auto zone and it took me 5min. 2 install if u need help feel free to call me 918 808 9706 chris

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It could be due to faulty fuel pump ! I have the same problem but even worse as when I first start, it will be for about 4 to 5 minutes only and the engine will shut down. It won't start again for about 1 hour or so. According to a mechanic, this pattern will repeat until the fuel pump is changed.....

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Thanks I apreciate your help, some 1 did suggest the fuel pump & also the censor

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