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Car stalls after engine gets to normal temperature just had engine rebuilt problem developed after 100 miles

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    yadayada May 12, 2010

    ANY ENGINE FAULT CODES?

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Maybe they left something loose. like a ground wire somewhere. I think there are many grounds that hook up to one of the bolt/stud near the front of the car where the engine and trans meet.

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