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77 280Z problem cranking when hot

My car starts fine when cold, but after it gets hot, its like it doesn't want to crank - like the battery is dead. If lucky I can bump the starter enough for it to eventually fire up. Once its running again it runs fine. Its a rebuilt starter, but original did the same.

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There some many different porblems with the z car.
please post the question on zcar.com or zdrivers.com.
they can help you with this problem.
I have a 82-280zx. I post all my porblem there. they are very helpful and they can even direct you to have parts rebuild. or find you something that is obsleted.

good luck

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Also it can be weak battery or starter.


But possibilities are to be inspected to confirm what exactly it is.------


To troubleshoot and confirm the issue,i suggest you refer few solved help links with similar types of problem like yours:------


Click the link below:------


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http://howtobyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/1994-toyota-pickup-starts-fine-but-dies.html

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1995 Lexus LS400: Running Hot?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/1995-lexus-ls400-running-hot.html

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2002 Toyota Camry: Puff of Blue or White Smoke while Starting?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2002-toyota-camry-puff-of-blue-or-white.html

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These details will help.

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Click the link :-----

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From start to end troubleshooting these problem i suggest you to click the link below and follow its procedure:-----



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