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Engine dies during drive and wont start up

1991 jeep cherokee 4.0 straight 6 sometimes the engine dies during drive and won't start up again but if jeep sits for a while it starts up again, just changed coil, not the problem, what could it be?

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Check the in line fuel filters. Dirt and debris can clog the filter under vacuum pressure from fuel pump and starve the engine. After the car sits and the vacuum is released, the debris falls away from the filter allowing the fuel to pass thru the filter until it clogs up once again. There are also in tank filters but more than likely the culprit is the inline. They are pretty inexpensive and easy to fix.

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