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Car does not start when it is warm/hot outside, unless jumped!

I think it may be the fuel pump, or fuel lines or something. because my car does not start when it is warm or hot. i have to jump it then is runs just fine. unless i turn it off, then it dont start. so its acting like its not getting enough fuel when its to hot out!? help please. btw its a 1994 acura integra.

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  • its420_us May 11, 2010

    Sounds like your battery is going bad. When it's cold, it holds a better charge, when it's warm, it doesn't.

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Hi, when you say the car won't start, do you also mean the engine specifically stalls--has a hard time engaging when the ambient/environment temperature is hot?

If so, I have a diagnostic article that will help solve your problem:

http://yourhandymanzone.com/Your_Handyman_Zone_How_To_Pages_Vehicle_Car_Zone_Cars_Trucks_Vans_Engine_System_Engine_Stalls_When_Hot.htm

Three (3) common causes, according to the article, are 1) vapor lock; 2) percolation; or 3) a faulty PCV system.

Hope this helps!
Brad

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Does the car crank over at a normal speed? if not it could be as simple as all the ground straps fron the valve cover to the body are broken. they look insignificant, but really effect starting on a hot engine

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