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My ranger dies randomly. steering wheel/brakes lock up.

(1990 Ford Ranger)
in Troutdale, OR on January 23, 2015
My 1988 ranger randomly dies on me. some times it will partially die on me ( gas wont work but engine is still on ) other times it completly dies and the steering wheel/brakes lock up. usually it starts right back up but other times it takes a few trys. It has been getting worse and worse over time. any info or advice would be greatly apreciated.
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on January 23, 2015
Do you have a check engine light on?
on January 23, 2015

This is what is called stalling out, and when it does stgall out , there is no powersteering assist and power brake assist, the vehicle will have to be inspected, and the retrieve to find the reason for the stalling

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