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Engine looses spark and stalls after warming up 15 min.

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  • esqparker Oct 21, 2008

    car stalls out ... the tach dies out ..... car sputters if on highway ...dies out if at low speeds.... and then a hard start up ... cranking but no turnover.....removing gas cap and replacing has sped up restart

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I had the same thing happen to a friend's car. It had a code 42. I replaced the ignition module and hasn't stalled since.

I did some research online and found a few others that had the same problem and all of them suggested to replace the module. Sounds like it is a common issue.

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