Q: My mountaineer dies completely after it is cut off

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In the morning when i go to crank my truck i have to jump start it. No lights, dings, nothing. It fires right up with no problem after it's jumped. After i cut it off depending on how long it ran it may take 30 mins to an hour before it dies completely again. Jump it off, we rolling. I changed the battery an the same thing happened. It also sounds like something underneath is straining.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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