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Hard to start when engine is warm

My 1995 Grand AM will start fine when it's cold but after driving somewhere it takes several tries to get the engine restarted. This problem has just started since the weather has gotten hotter, Coincidence? I"m trying the least expensive fixes first. I replaced the fuel and air filter. I also added a bottle of Fuel Injector cleaner to the gas tank. My next step is to replace the fuel pump? Is this a good next step in your opinion?

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Check your EGR valve.

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Don't replace the fuel pump. More than likely it is your coil pack. As they start to go bad the heat will cause them to not work properly until they cool down. Replace the pack and that should fix your problems and save you some $ on the fuel pump. Good luck. Thanks for rating my response and for using FixYa!

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