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88 vw Cabriolet want crank for 15 minutes.

Short drives I can turn car off and restart immediately. If long drive, say 45 minutes, i turn engine off and try to restart, but won't start. I wait 15 minutes and it starts up. What could be the problem and how to I repair it? Thanks

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  • lavamtb Sep 12, 2009

    No I haven't changed the Engine Coolant Temp Sensor. Should this be the first thing I try or is there something else? Thanks for your help.

  • Jonny May 11, 2010

    I'm going to guess this is an automatic ? if yes then it sounds like the starter is too hot. Let me know if I'm right and I'll explain why and how to fix this. vdubs 4-ever

  • vw master May 11, 2010

    This is a cis system or constant injection system there could be a couple of things going on have you tryed to replace the engine coolant temp sensor?

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It could be your starter. I had that problem with my vw cabriolet and finaly found out that the heat from the engine causes the starter solenoid to stop working and not engaging the starter.

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