Question about 2001 Chevrolet Tracker

1 Answer

Have to wait to start

When my 2001 chevy tracker is hot it takes me waiting for the car to cool down for the car to start... i have replaced the coil and fuel pump but it still is having this problem it's getting costly and i need help

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • Don Bern Sep 10, 2008

    I have a 2001 Tracker and it quits and does not run after a long period and after letting it sit it works fine. The feul pump has been replaced.

  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

    I am having the same problem now with my tracker, after 2000 dollars of trying to figure it out and its been there for a week they figured out it is a crank shaft censor. i know this is really late but if that was your prob can you let me know please.

  • sidewinder77 May 11, 2010

    during the inop condition is there spark at the plugs?

    sounds like smoething is heating up the moduel or the coil causing no spark

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 4 Answers

I had the problem that mine was difficult to start when hot; it was the cam position sensor. From the sites I read, this is a common problem with these cars.

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My chevrolet tracker is cutting off while driving and I have wait about 15 minutes before it starts


next time it stops,just take the fuel cap off briefly,then see if it will restart.removing the cap,lets air in,in case the fuel tank is not being vented,creating a vacuum,when motor uses fuel.if that doesnt work,try another ignition coil

Jul 09, 2010 | 2001 Chevrolet Tracker

1 Answer

My 2001 Chevy Tracker quits running after a while and will restart after about 10-15 minutes. It originally runs rough after it restarts. I have been told to replace the camshaft sensor. Also, when I...


Had the same problem with my tracker. Replaced the camshaft position sensor(easy to do yourself, takes about five mins.) Now can drive at highway speeds for about a half hour and stop at the gas station and she'll start back up and run fine. Before i had to wait at least 15-20mins before she would start. Also, if your service engine soon light is on take it to the national chain auto parts stores and they will hook up the code reader for free. The sensor runs about $120.

Sep 26, 2009 | 2001 Chevrolet Tracker

2 Answers

96 tracker overheats at highway speeds temp ok at idle or low speed. Replaced water pump thermostat flushed rad checked hoses. any ideas?


Presurize system with radiator cap on to see if you are holding 10 to 13 LB pressure as high as 17 LB. Get new radiator cap for your radiator. Check for a slow leak at pump hose thermostat conection , is it wet ?
Do you have a Summer Thermostat ?
Vitally

Sep 14, 2009 | 2001 Chevrolet Tracker

2 Answers

Car won't start, wait 15 min. will start but kinda backfires.


possible ignition coil pack breaking down...unit cools off them fires plugs again...fuel pressure is a concern also ..possible failing fuel pump

Jun 25, 2009 | 1995 Chevrolet Caprice Classic

2 Answers

Gets warm, when you cut it off it will not start back.


You are more than likely correct about the coil pack.  A lot of times, especially in warmer weather, this happens as coil packs start to go bad.  What happens, is as they start to fail, they get too hot and won't function properly so when you are waiting 20 to get the car started again it is giving it time to cool back down.  Take it to your local auto parts store and let them test it.  That should be your problem and will be an easy fix for you.  Good job with the diagnosis.  Thanks for rating my response and for using FixYa!

May 25, 2009 | 2001 Chevrolet Tracker

1 Answer

Saab 900s 1997


have your ignition coil checked, this problem happens when your ignition coil becomes hot and when you rest it cools down and it will work again. you don't repair ignition coil, instead you replace it with a new one.

Apr 24, 2009 | 2004 Saab 9-3

1 Answer

Stuttering problems when hot


Hi. this sounds like a foulty fuel pump ,,,Check fuel presure when hot .....Good Luck

Aug 14, 2008 | 2001 Chevrolet Tracker

3 Answers

I have a 350 chev, motor, put in a new cam and lifters adjusted lifter, set timing .vacume on carb, problem is when i drive the car and turnit off i have to wait till the motor cool down to start .i am...


I have a '81 Firebired that did the same thing with the factory-issued Flintstone-mobile 3.8L V6. Everything but the starter worked correctly: new 185 thermostat, perfect 50-50 coolant misture, no leaks, etc., but still had to wait 1-2 hours for a cool down.

It may be that your original starter is dying. Your starter relay is over-heating and opening the circuit. You can replace the starter and/or buy a pre-made heat shield for the starter or fab one yourself. Regardless, just remember that the goal is to keep the starter as cool as possible.

To prove this is in fact the problem get the engine hotter than usual in your driveway then shut it off. If it won't start cool it down with a bag of ice (don't burn yourself). Should take less than 5 minutes to cool it to start.

Good luck!

Jul 20, 2008 | 2007 Chevrolet Impala LS Sedan New Cars

Not finding what you are looking for?
2001 Chevrolet Tracker Logo

212 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

61292 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6812 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...