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    engine cutting out

    Hi , wonder if anyone can help.when i start the pickup up it runs for about five minutes then just cuts out i have replaced the crankshaft position sensor and it is just the same,let it cool down and it starts again and does the same thing.Has anyone any ideas. Regards Neil

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    Hi, depending on ignition system fitted could be the coil is dying once it warms up the coil dies, cools down starts up same again.
    If it is the carb engine check fuel is getting through to the carb from the pump / tank and float bowl is set right. engine uses what fuel is pumped to it, supply is poor engine dies. Crank the engine it fills the float bowl car runs until its not getting enough fuel again and di
    Remove the tank cap and start it if it runs fine check the cap or tank vent. Modern fuel is full of nasty stuff which attacks older fuel lines and rubber seals.

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