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Car dies after five minutes of driving

My car dies after driving it for five minutes. It seems mostly to die when I slow down or come to a complete stop and go to step on the gas pedal again. I then need to let it sit for a few minutes before it will start again. It also makes a ticking noise when it is started up.



Someone suggested that it might be the alternator which I took out and got checked and it's fine an the guy at the auto parts store suggested that it might be my ignition control module. Does this sound likely? Any other suggestions?

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