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Wont start after warming up

After driving for a while and car warms up it will not restart until the motor gets cold.

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Likely vapor lock if one of the Carburated units.

If it is EFI, Fuel pump may not be priming as it should- look for a broken wire, Tan is the basic color.It is tapped by the priming wire from the ECU- that location of the tap may have pulled apart. A less likely possibility is the ignition module is begining to fail.

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The fuel injector motor or called the Idle Air control module is not the failure. The fuel pump is overheating and dies out. Thus when letting sit a while the engine is starting up again.
I woult take vehicle to local shop and have them replace the fuel pump , I suggest not getting taken for a complete tune up. Just the fuel pump is the most cost effective way .

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water pump

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SOURCE: 1999 Buick Regal blows warm air on one side of the car and cold

may have a bad blend air door actuator.

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