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Just dies i have a 2001 silverado z71 and when i start it up after the motor has gotten cold, it will start and run for about 3 minutes and then it will just die. it will start back and just die it does this for a little while, then it will eventually just start and run. i have noticed that it only does it when the motor completly cools off. any help?

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Check the crank sensor located in the rear of the engine near the transmission bell housing several people have had issues and has caused the same symptoms you are describing

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