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2001 Taurus goes dead

I have a 2001 with 235k. Recently the car has been shutting off after driving for 10-15 miles (seems just long enough to get hot). It drives fine out on the road until I have to stop at a signal light or let off the gas hen it seem to smother out. I can start the car again once this happens. The plugs, fuel filter and ICV have been replaced. Any suggestions?

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Did you try your fuel pressure regulator?

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