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2007 mitsubishi eclipse hard to start after filling up tank. No check engine light on. Bad starter?

Only has happened twice in last couple months. Seems to be day after i fill up my gas tank a little over full line. Will start after i take my key back out and turn it again.

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Maybe the carbon cannister is loaded up. Try parking the car facing uphill and see if that's better.

Starter is probably OK. Need more symptoms. OR it will be 20 question time. Takes a LONG time cranking B-4 the engine begins to run? That's what I'm guessing.

Does nothing to take the key back out and try it again.Just keep cranking until the engine starts to run.Don't be afraid to crank it for 15 seconds,or so.

Posted on Nov 12, 2014

  • Melissa Mckeever
    Melissa Mckeever Nov 12, 2014

    hey thanks! ya it just takes forever before the engine starts. thats really the only symptom. i will try parking uphill to see. but is it just a coincidence its only happened after i fill my gas tank?

  • Zane Stutts
    Zane Stutts Nov 17, 2016

    I had the same problem with mine, Replace your camshaft position sensor, air filter, and spark plugs.

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