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There is a pinpoint test procedure to determine where the problem is. Personally, going by your description of the symptoms, I feel the problem is very likely the TFI module. They typically go bad when they get hot and will start working again when they cool off. I would include the diagnostic procedure here, but it is a bit to involved. You can find it in the Mitchells or Motors manuals in the Reference section of the Public Library. Or you can just take it to a trusted mechanic for diagnosis. *I don't know if the above is true or not, but I had the EXACT SAME problem with my 1984 Town Car. The problem was with the FUEL-PUMP RELAY. Try replacing it. If that doesn't work, you can use the unorthodox cure that my shade-tree mechanic used: run a wire from the left tail-light to the electric fuel-pump inside the gas-tank, and when you want the engine to run, turn on the parking-lights. (DON'T FORGET TO TURN OFF THE PARKING LIGHTS WHEN YOU TURN OFF THE ENGINE, or you'll end up with a dead battery). This solution has worked for 1 1/2 years on my car.

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Q: What is wrong when a 1992 Town Car dies while your driving down the road and you have to pull over and wait 5 - 8 minutes before it will start again then it may not do that again for 2 or 3 weeks?
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