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Dies while driving mechanics can't figure out why I had new ficm new batteries new alternator changed fuel filters NEED HELP

Mechanic's Assistant: Is the fuel filter an external one, or is it inside the tank?

WE HAVE CHANGED 2 EXTERNAL but I was wondering about if there is one in tank I have over 300,00 miles on truck 3rd motor

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 300 yourself? What have you tried so far?

No for about 10 yrs same diesel shop has been ripping me off so I changed when I figured out how bad they were getting me 3 different mech haven't figured out what's up with my truck ps in 14 yrs including buying truck new and payments I am over $200,000 in damn thing but being retired and limited income and truck paid for I keep repairing it

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

I don,t know like what

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​Does the truck currently have a check engine light with any active trouble codes?

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