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My car doesnt start up right away it takes about 5 tries to start up, then when i drive it for a while then turn it off. then start it again it starts up right away im confused about this problem

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Basically it needs a service(engine). Starting problem can be due to many cause, like,

  • improper fuel-air mixture or fuel pump is not as efficient enough to supply the required amount immediately, thus taking more time to start.
  • plugs spark gap needs to be corrected/cleaned/replaced depending upon its condition now that take tine to heat up a bit before the spark gap is enough to produce the adequate intensity of the spark and this will affect cold starting.
  • cleaning of air & oil filters
  • low level of engine oil or monil
  • finally comes the timing, but then the engine will always be sounding rough
Hope one of the above solves your problem......sodeep

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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COULD HAVE INTAKE MANIFOLD VACUUM LEAK.RETORQUE INTAKE BOLTS.MAKE SURE THEY ARE TIGHT.IF IT BEEN A WHILE.REPLACE SPARK PLUGS + CHANGE FUEL FILTER.

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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