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96 Astro van wont start after running

Starts normal first thing in the morning. Drive for 30 minutes or more and immediately try to restart it will not crank. Battery starts at 12 volts+ and when cranking drops to 9.5 volts. If it sits for a short while it will hesitate when cranking but will turnover and start. The longer it sits the better it cranks. Battery has been tested at a auto parts store. I have replaced the starter in 2006 and have replaced it under warranty last week and still does the same thing.

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I had the exact same problem in a 2000 pontiac montana, change the spark plugs and wires, it worked PERFECTLY for me. it went from being completely unable to start when hot/warm, to starting up immediately. its probably misfiring when its warm as was mine.

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    del bridwell Mar 16, 2014

    the car is at chev dealer and has been for two weeks this is the second time it has been to the dealer with same problem.

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    del bridwell Mar 16, 2014

    ;last week the dealer said they found a contactor that go to fuel pump burn and replaced it and it and it started next morning it would not start that afternoon it started.

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So, if when it happens you don't hear anything, perhaps it is your safety interlock switch acting up. Have you tried starting in neutral (assuming you have auto transmission)?

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