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Stalls out on me while driving. Starts back up

Stalls out on me while driving. Starts back up after sitting.

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Have the ignition control module in the distributor checked could be bad causing the problem very easy to remove and check. Take the cap off and remove the rotor, you will see the module bolted to the bottom of the distributor with two bolts unplug the module and remove take to local parts house and have it checked.

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