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After driving my car for a while, it turns off while I'm driving,I'll let it cool for 5/10 min,and sometimes I'll hear fuel pump on and the car starts n runs for a bit and turns off again,other times I can't hear fuel pump n car won't start.

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Need to check to see if there is fuel pressure with a gauge, when it won't start, just to verify it is a fuel system problem. What kind of car is it? Some makes have these issues more than others. Gm cars and trucks are much more susceptible to this than a Toyota. The more info I have, the better I can help you

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SOURCE: 1999 ford taurus se 3.0l

Your fuel pump is fitted in the fuel tank and its the thing you have to change so you either remove it and replace it with a new one as the pumps in the tanks do give problems so remove and replace OR take to your garage and ask them to do it foe you..
And alls done..

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SOURCE: engine stalls.

Fuel system or motor is slitly out of time

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SOURCE: FUEL PUMP

hello,maybe fuel pump,, or your k-40 relay module(fuel pump relay)better to install a fuel gauge to determine, fuel pump or your fuel pump relay,ty

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SOURCE: 89 regal won,t start but after 5 or 10 min. runs great

the fuel pump relay is faulty

Posted on May 09, 2009

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SOURCE: driving long..just quits..no warning..turns over

Have your coils tested. When they get hot it will shut down until they cool. Very common. good luck

Posted on Aug 03, 2009

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