why wont my engine start if its warm?

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Asked by Aug 13, 2014 at 04:34 AM about the 1987 Ford Mustang LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when I run my 1987 5.0L and shut it off it wont start and stay running unless I wait almost a full day. the car turns over, fires right up then bogs right down. wont even idle for a second. what would cause this? (I have new plugs, wires, cap and rotor and cleaned out the throttle body and idle control valve)

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Do you have a anti theft device installed on the oil mustang? Coz it sounds like that could be what's going on.

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no

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it will start no problem after it hasn't ran a day or so

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Have the TFI module checked out. Located on the side of the distributor. They have been know to fail and not let the car start when warm. Also how old is your ignition switch?

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The ignition switch im guessing is original. But car is fireing right up no problem but then dies right out. Could that be the ignition switch?

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The ignition switch im guessing is original. But car is fireing right up no problem but then dies right out. Could that be the ignition switch?

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