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The van sometimes cuts out and will not start for a couple of hours seems to starve of fuel,then cut out.

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The mii am a Ford dealer tech of 25 years experience and here is what I have found causes this problem, it is the DURASPARK IGNITION MODULE.

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

Testimonial: "thanks i will replace the module and get back to you, i have checked fuel press. etc and could not determine a problem, but this seems like a solution"

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    yadayada Sep 11, 2009

    If you replace the module it is also a very idea to replace the pickup in the distributor as well, very cheap parts, Duraspark and pickup less than $50

  • 001steve Mar 21, 2011

    hey
    just read this post .i have a very poorly ford econovan 1984, petrol. it starts and then cuts out sometimes. this is why i picked it up so cheap of some travelers. so it tends to cut out when you accellerate but then comes back to life when the engin slows down,then trying to acellerate again makes it cut out,this could go on for a while . any sugestions please?
    regards
    steveo

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