Q: Car starts but won't when warm - 1990 Pontiac Firebird

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Okay so I have a Pontiac trans am 305 tpi v8 its been acting weird the car wolill start cold but after few mins of warming up I shut it off an after that it will not start but after hour or so will start again not really sure were to start thought it might be a sensor or something just not sure what one at this time I don't have lots of money to just be buying parts want to try figure it out before changing stuff that's still good what should I do ..

My car has 140021 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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