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About 3 days ago, my truck started stalling out while I was driving it, at times I could rev the engine and stop it from stalling. It happened 3x that day. Yesterday it stalled out 13x and then stalled out for good. We checked and could hear the fuel pump running, and as we are trying to start it we could smell gas fr flooding it, so we ruled out gas problems so we checked and had no spark. So we worked backwards and changed the plugs, we gapped each one, the wires, the coil pack, the distributor and the rotor and bam it started up :-) then 5 minutes later it died and there is no spark again......Would you have any idea what could it be? Or what's next in the chain to check/change? Anything would be greatly appreciated.....thank you for your time.

My car has 164000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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