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Dies after running for awhile

1997 XK8. Starts fine check engine light is on... said coolant low... filled with coolant, checked windshield washer fluid... was low ...filled has 100076 miles .Purchased last Friday and found all kinds of past service work all good ,even new transmission warranty with unlimited miles.
Anyway when it's hot it dies and this last Tuesday 85-90* outside it died ,got it home and it died twice putting it in the garage!
Is there a 100k service due ,like Mercedes ($1000) easy . Temp gauge was in the middle ,didn't indicate over heating. I SMELLED GAS WHILE IT WAS RUNNING
new transmission@96k
mas flow@98k
belts/tensioners97k
coolant flush,98k
Again... I went to about five different places within 5 miles of each other,turned off started went somewhere else, yada yada ,fifth place started and then died drove home died twice message center says "engine stalled" no ****...

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  • 60scarguy Jul 13, 2010

    turns out to be the torque sensor, code 093-741 could be as low as $350 -? if they have to tear the tranny apart someone suggested vapor lock ,not so not a fuel delivery problem Goodyear will not stand behind their work unless I take it to the dealer that did in FLORIDA and I now live in DENVER with 15 months on the written warranty from that dealer.$4360 later back to doing more....

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You have vapor lock...try a fuel stabilizer...that should fix it

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