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Intermittent electrical shutdown

The engine will shut down at random time. It seems to be associated with the ignition key. All dash lights and accessories work as if the key was in the acc. position but the engine won't run. This even happens when going down the road at speed. So far, shut down only last for a split second to a few minutes. Turning the key on and off often fixes the problem.

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