shuts off without warning on 1996 Oldsmobile Bravada

while driving my 96 olds bravada it shuts off with no warning,sometimes it starts right back up it may go for about a half mile, then it shuts off again.i turn the ignition,it turns but want start. i let it set for a while then it may start up. what can this be

by in Chicago, IL on February 14, 2011
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ANSWER by , February 15, 2011
sounds like it may have a crank position sensor going out. may or may not generate a diagnostic code or check engine light. best confirmed at a good local GM shop before replacing any parts.