Why my 92 Ford F150 runs good gets hot and shuts off wont start back?

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You're losing spark or fuel. Next time it dies check for spark. If you have spark then you have a fuel problem. Start with replacing the fuel filter. If it still dies I would suspect the fuel pump is bad. A fuel pressure test could verify that.

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