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1988 260e randomly dies

my 1988 260e randomly dies, idlying and while driving , then restarts after a few secs to a min. i've have a total tune up done and the mech still could not figure out why, and he of course only got it to die once while he had it
this model has two fuel pumps. any one else had this prob???
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Did that "total tune up" include a new rotor and cap?

I had that problem before (annoying and kind of a mystery) and a new rotor and cap fixed it. YMMV.
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yes the cap was cracked.
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