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The car starts and then dies

I have a 1996 Grand Cherokee V8. It will start in the mornings but then when you try to move with it, it dies and it will take a while to start it again, sometimes I have to try about 20 times until I get it. I noticed that the first time I start the car, no matter how long you leave it on the thermometer will never go up, the engine is cold and just after when I finally get it to start the car again it's when the thermometer stars going up. I have replaced fuel pump, battery, iginition coil, crankshaft module, the spark plugs and spark wires. I don't know what else to do. I took the car to two different mechanics and they didn't solve the problem. Please help me! Thank you,Camila.

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You could try your tps or throttle position sensor or the air ambent sensor located on the intake it reads air temp coming into motor alot of times when they go bad they run at idle but die somtimes when giving it gas but you could see if you can just unplug the air ambent most vehicles will run with them unhooked

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