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I have a 98 Malibu with a similar problem (hot engine stall). Let sit for 5 minutes and runs fine. Other posts have directed me to the TCC Solenoid and the Crankshaft Position Sensor. I will be unhooking the TCC Solenoid to see if this clears the problem. If so, then it will be replaced.

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โˆ™ 2005-04-01 17:05:55
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โˆ™ 2015-01-15 01:27:06

Being a GM product, I would suspect a faulty fuel pump.

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