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Starting problems 1997 olds 88.Car will not start after driving and turning off.Only happens when left for 15-20 minutes if left for an hour there is no problem.Starts good first time of day. Engine turns over easy but does not fire.Replaced fuel pressure regulator but no difference.Has been going on for over a year but vehicle is usually driven to work and back so only noticeable occasionally.185000 on car. Any response is appreciated.thanks.

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I had the same problem with my 97 olds 88. I would leave it off for work all day and would start up fine. If left for 15-20 minutes like you said it would not have inough power to turn over. You will probly have to replace your starter. I had the problem for about a year and finally had to replace it. got it about 10 months ago and have'nt had a problem since. You might want to have it checked out first by a professional first though. Hope this helps!

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