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Car spits and spudders and then dies

(2004 Chevrolet Impala)
in Pine City, MN on August 24, 2010
can drive 3-4 miles when cold no prob. but any farther it starts to spudder and dies, will restart and drive a little ways and do all over again but if left an hour or two works fine for 3-4 miles again. no service light coming on, so can't get a code reading
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on August 25, 2010
Sounds like a failing fuel pump to me. You need to test the fuel pressure. I'd recommend a qualified mechanic to do this safely and diagnosis should be easy if the pump is failing. It's old enough.. https://repairpal.com/estimator/chevrolet/impala
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