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Truck shuts down after about a mile.then wont restart until it cools down then same thing again

I have a 1997 ford e250 7.3 diesel. it will start and then only run for a about a mile then shut down.wont start unless it cools off for awhile.changed feul filter,its still does the same thing

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Have you had it checked for codes on the computer, although the check engine light is not on, the truck my have some codes stored in the computer. A common fault for a flame out at speed is the cam positing sensor. there ia a rcall I beleive on these sensors if you have not had it done as of yet, and it will generate a code.

If you are in the US, I understand that if you take you car to an Auto Zone store they will read off the codes for you, once you have the codes then you can plan a course of action.
Other large auto parts outlets may also provide this service as they want your parts business.

Hope this is of some help.
Ed

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