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Car won't start when it gets cold.

Car starts after several attempts . It first appears that the battery is bad but it dose start after I wait for 5/ 10 mins.
This problem always happens when the temp drops below 35 or so.

Joe / Westport ,Ma.

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Ignition cylinder is the usual culprit. Saturn has a big problem with their ignition cylinders going bad when very cold or humid.

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Sir,
You are suggested to check you plug wires they might be getting too much carbon on them and another thing is that you can get your car serviced and air filter clean if not done above 2 weeks.

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