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Engine starts somtimes and dies after about 5 minutes- replaced fuel pump and coil

(1999 Ford Taurus)
in Houston, TX on March 10, 2010
what causes car not to start or when it does dies after about 5 minutes
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on March 11, 2010
Many, Many things can cause this. Check for codes. You may have a Cam or Crank sensor that is acting up, or an ignition module or a, or fuel pump relay, or a Mass Air Flow Sensor etc, etc. It is best to get the code and really fix your car. There is too much technology to 'guess right' these days.
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on January 26, 2012
dandd: What do you think i should do for the p0455 & p0401 codes for my '99 ford taurus- it starts then stalls out when idling in park & to start with it started doing it at a stop light (and everyone after) & when ever it idles tries to stall unless i push the gas? 'did a post w/ more info, no answers yet but i didn't have codes til today'
on July 14, 2010
my 1991 done about the same thing , try replaceing the fuel filter / my filter was located on the passenger side next to the back floor board / hope this helps
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on July 25, 2011
Check the fuel Filter or replace
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