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Ignition problem My 1983 E-350 van which has a 351 motor in it, when I drive it I can go 5 or 6 miles with out a problem and then it will start to sputter and eventully die, I'll then leave it sit for about 5 minutes and then it will start again, Then I'll be able to drive it a couple of more miles and it will kill again! I've replaced the coil and the brain box and it didn't fix the problem! what is it?

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This is a common occurance in Fords of the 80's vintage. The problem is your ignition control module is bad, and they were the same for pretty much all the engines for the years from 77 through the late 80's. I used the one off my 2.3 liter 81 Mustang, to fix the same problem on my '77 E375 460 cubic inch V-8.

If you don't eventually change it, it will go completely out and you won't be able to run at all. It's a really easy fix once you know what the problem is, but, I had to wait until the ignition module went out completely.

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Sounds like it is vaporlocking.check the routing of the fuel line and filter.make sure they are away from your exhaust manifold

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You might have a fuel problem check your fuel pump and fuel filter

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