Q: Stalling at red light, has to be restarted

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I have a high-mileage car with over 240,000 miles on it. Lately, it's been stalling. It happens when I decrease the speed and stop at red light, for example. Then, I would run fine when I start it up again. It usually takes a couple of minutes for it to restart. However, the other day, it took longer for it to run again. How serious is this, considering the mileage of the vehicle? How can I fix it? Thank you in advance.

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