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After driving on highway for a few hours car died when stopping to get gas. When we tried to restart the car the engine idle went way up then would die. Let sit over night and the car started ok. In the morning drove 5 more hours and stopped for gas again and the car died once more. The car is my daughters friend and they are headed back from Florida.My first thoughts would be fuel pump, coil pack, or computer. Anyone have this problem before on a 2003 v-6 grand am.

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