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Not starting in the cold

I have a 2005 Cobalt LS. When the temperature drops below freezing most of the time my car will not start. It turns over but will not start until the temp gets higher. What is the problem?

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It might be because the oil is too thick to do its job or you fluids (gas,oil,coolant hopefully not) are freezing try putting a work light under your hood at night and see if the car starts in the mornings. Depending on how cold it gets a worklight used to work for me up near flagstaff az,

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