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Runs sometimes, no spark...

Runs sometimes, no spark sometimes, no fuel to throttle body sometimes, backfires often, quits running and will start again after sitting an hour or so, sometimes.

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

What noise?

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Dodge?

June 1988 dodge D250 van with 318 engine.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your D250 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Temperature gage was erratic, often pegged, replaced sending unit and now doesn't move at all, bought ignition control module but earlier model that apparently doesn't have one, now going to replace/bypass sensor that shuts down when overturned, plan on checking timing to see if timing erratic/

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Apparently this early version of ignition had problems, some say to replace entire system but expensive. Runs sometimes but stopping and curves kills it often.

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