car dies

Asked by Aug 05, 2011 at 12:17 PM about the 1989 Ford Tempo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

new battery, alternator, ignition module, and tune up. Car starts fine. After driving for 8 or 10 miles the car just dies. After letting sit for awhile  it starts and runs fine

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It sorta sounds like its overheating, have you checked temp? - Fluid levels?

crank sensor is going bad fuel filter may be stoped up cat converter could be stoped up,fuel pump could be going bad.

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