My 87 foxbody with a 5.0 it cranks and runs smooth for abt 10 min thin it will shut off and won't crank back to it completely cools off it isn't running hot and is getting fuel what is wrong?

Asked by May 09, 2014 at 09:47 AM

Question type: General

Could the coil be going bad or is it
some sort of sensor

1 Answer


Check the TFI module. It's attached to the Distributor. Has a big plug on the front. Symptoms are once it gets hot, the engine shuts down and you can't restart until cool. They have a tendency to fail prematurely.

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