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Car stalls out while driving

I can be driving down the road and my car will stall out all of a sudden with no warning. The car will be running fine and then all of a sudden, it is like someone flips a light switch on and off. The car does not go dead but it stalls like it loses all power for just a moment. All of the lights on the panel come on and stay on for just a few seconds and then go off. The car regains its power and I drive on until it does it again. This does not happen every day but it is so frustrating. I have replace the plugs and wires, two fuel pumps, a fuel filter, a cam sensor, etc... I have spent almost $1,200 and am still having problems. The people at Ford cannot give me any answers to fix the prolbem. could it be something in the inginiton? HELP!!!

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Your description sounds like a ignition problem going on. Due to the fact that it starts to stall but stays running. The other two things I would check would be the IAC ( Idle Air Control Valve) and the EGR valve.

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