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Q: Truck stalling.

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Truck will start, but then shuts off.

A: This might be a problem with the theft dete...

This might be a problem with the theft deterrent system, if you have another key you might try using that, otherwise you might need a certified mechanic to scan for engine codes and verify that the oil pressure switch is closing and also that the coil is not intermittently failing. Have a mechanic inspect your vehicle to get a proper diagnosis.

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