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Car died while driving down the highway

I was driving down the highway at 55 mph and my 2001 galant died. It would not start back up at all until later that day after I got it towed home. Now I can start it and it will run for about five minutes and then it dies while coming to a stop or going slow in the parking lot. At one time the only way I could get it going is by keeping my foot on the gas while putting it in drive so I could get it back home. Can you please help me figure out what is wrong with my car?

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Needs tuning. Also replace fuel and air filters. If that doesn't help then it may need piston ring replacement.

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