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My 1987 Fifth Ave 318 dies while driving at highway speeds. I pull over and wait 5 minutes and it starts right back up and I can go again for 20 minutes until it does it again. Help

I am driving at highway speed. 100->120klm. I drive for about 20 minutes and while I am driving the engine shuts down. I pull over and try to start it up and it will not start. It turns over but nothing happens. I wait 5 minutes or so and it will start right back up. I changes the electronic fuel control box but that did not work. It is still doing the same thing. What could be the problem?

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Engine cooling problem... probably..
next time check the engine temp. indicator when the engine shuts down.

Posted on Nov 22, 2013

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You have one of two very common problems.
Number one may be a stuck open EGR valve
Number two would be a failing Idle Air Control valve (IAC).
Try this: Open the hood & locate the EGR valve, close to the firewall, behind the intake. Find & take with you a small hammer. The next time that it happens, open the hood & tap on the EGR valve. If it is sticking "open" the tapping may dislodge the carbon particles that are keeping it open.When the EGR valve is open, exhaust is getting into the intake at idle, and this will def stall out the car.
There is no repair to the IAC valve, it would need to be replaced if it is bad.
One of these two scenarios will cure your problem, I see it every day.

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Have you checked your alternator?

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i would check your ignition system. you would need a meter for this but look for broke or loose connections. if it was a fuel problem i dont think it would just start up after 20 minutes. or you might try your ignition switch. if its shorting or something then ya well it would cut your engine off real quick

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Sounds like the cam positioning sensor. I have a 2002 GMC 2500HD 8.1L and this happened to me. Hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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Check for fuel pressure and check for spark during the no start condition. Also check the crank sensor, it is located behind the crank pulley mounted in the engine block on the 4.3 L engine
I hope this helps.

Posted on Aug 04, 2011

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