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Mike Kelly, Auto Mechanic
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Experience:  17 years experience as a auto mechanic,foreign and domestic.5 years running my own repair business.
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van started and ran fine, but drove for about 30 min. and turn

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van started and ran fine, but drove for about 30 min. and turn off to go shopping. Returned after 1 hr. Van started but missed and would not accelerate to smooth out. Misfired and stalled. Will not start now. Did the same thing a week ago, but once started it ran and restarted fine.

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What year,make,model,and engine size do you have?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

2001,Ford Windstar,Limited W/ 3.8 engine

Ok,the issue that you are describing is the fuel pump overheating and shorting out causing the issue that you are having.What I would suggest as a first step is to have the fuel pressure checked with the key in the on position to see what pressure you have and if the pressure is bleeding off.
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