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Runs fine then warms up and dies

I first noticed it while going up hill, I tried to give it gas and it seemed to staughter. after that it just kept on doing it even on straight aways. Now after driving for awhile it will die out, and got to wait a few minutes and it will start again and go about 100 ft. and stall agian.

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These are classic symptoms of a bad coil. When the car is cold it will run pretty well, but after it warms up it runs worse.

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Air filter blocked or drawing air through leaking or holed air pipe. Otherwise its the air flow meter

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