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Starts and run 6 miles to town than dies put in nutral and starts right up went 2 blocks did the same thing started up went 5 miles fine

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Sounds like it could be the fuel filter. It can build up pressure, let it run for a while then quit. After shutting off the pressure is relieved and the setiment drops to bottom of filter and lets fuel flow again. Try it

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If engine dies at idle in gear need to clean throttle body

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