Starts fine when cold, if vehicle is hot it won't start, it won't even crank over. If you wait half hour or so, it'll start just fine. There is a click which sounds like the solenoid, and the battery is find. The car is standard and will roll start if the problem occurs. Please help.
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Re: 1996 satun will not turn over
Your starter is bad. Replacing it will fix your problem. The solenoit is kicking in (click) but thermal expansion (heat) is exxaggerating an internal problem. When its cold, the internal tolerances are larger.
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You could have a faulty engine coolant sensor or intake air temperature sensor. Fuel injectors clogged or dirty flooding engine. Clean fuel injectors, replace fuel filter and air filter, and see if the problem persists. If it does ECT sensor is bad. If CMP sensor was bad, the vehicle won\'t start whether cold or hot. CKP senso and CMP sensor work together if either one fails, the vehicle won\'t start. Have the vehicle code scanned.
I had a car that did that to me, turned out to be the battery. It was getting old and needed replacing. You could clean the contacts for the battery as well, might help a little. My car ran for a hour or more but if I stopped and tried starting shortly after I was toast. Had to wait 45 min. or more to start. Hope this helps.
Then you have a start up problem and it reside with the cold start valve,The cold start valve operates even if the vehicle is warmed up,the cold start valve can be plugged up,or even have a bad connection,The cold start valve operates by a thermotime switch.This switch located on the near bottom of the radiator may have gone bad or disconnected,Here is the easy cost effective route, replace them both,it will cost more to trouble shoot it than just replace it.
My wife had same problem in 2005 yukon. Turn both temperture controls on dash all the way as warm as they will go, Wait about 1 or 2 mins and turn back to coolest setting. Cleared our problem right up. Do this with car running and air on.