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I have an 1989 ford probe when cold it starts an runs fine but driveing it awhile about 2-3 hrs it dies an no spark till it gets cold then it startes a gin can it be the crank sensor i put new distributor caP AN ROTOR can it be the coil or ignition module

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My first thought was the coil.

Posted on Mar 16, 2011

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